Key Features

  • Includes access to the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com, along with images and references.
  • Covers all areas of disease in ophthalmology including retina, cornea, cataract, glaucoma, and uveitis for the comprehensive information you need for managing clinical cases.
  • Presents a unique and pragmatic blend of necessary basic science and clinical application to serve as a clinical guide to understanding the cause and rational management of ocular disease.
  • Features 330 full-color line artworks that translate difficult concepts and discussions into concise schematics for improved understanding and comprehension.
  • Provides the expert advice of internationally recognized editors with over 40 years of experience together with a group of world class contributors in basic science and clinical ophthalmology.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Cornea

1. Loss of corneal transparency

Russell L McCally

2. Abnormalities of corneal wound healing

Audrey M Bernstein

3. Wound healing after laser in situ keratomileusis and photorefractive keratectomy

Fabricio Witzel de Medeiros and Steven E Wilson

4. Genetics and mechanisms of hereditary corneal dystrophies

John D Gottsch

5. Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Vinay Gutti, David S Bardenstein, Sudha Iyengar, and Jonathan H Lass

6. Keratoconus

M Cristina Kenney and Ronald N Gaster

7. Infectious keratitis

Michael S Gilmore, Susan R Heimer, and Ai Yamada

8. Corneal graft rejection

Daniel R Saban, Mohammad H Dastjerdi, and Reza Dana

9. Corneal edema

Daniel G Dawson and Henry F Edelhauser

10. Corneal angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis

Chih-Wei Wu, David Ellenberg, and Jin-Hong Chang

11. Ocular surface restoration

Julie T Daniels, Genevieve A Secker, and Alex J Shortt

12. Herpetic keratitis

Pranita P Sarangi and Barry T Rouse

13. Ocular allergy

Neal P Barney, Ellen B Cook, James L Stahl, and Frank M Graziano

 

SECTION 2 Dry eye

14. The lacrimal gland and dry-eye disease

Darlene A Dartt

15. Immune mechanisms of dry-eye disease

Austin K Mircheff and Joel E Schechter

16. Disruption of tear film and blink dynamics

Jianhua Wang and Anuj Chauhan

17. Abnormalities of eyelid and tear film lipid

Gary N Foulks and Douglas Borchman

18 Dry eye: abnormalities of tear film mucins

Ann-Christin Albertsmeyer and Ilene K Gipson

Details

No. of pages:
704
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780702029837
Electronic ISBN:
9780702044021