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Table of Contents

Part I. Fundamentals

1 Historical Concepts of Ocular Surface Disease

2 Eyelid Anatomy and Function

3 The Tear Film: Anatomy, Structure and Function

4 Conjunctiva Anatomy and Physiology

5 Limbus and Corneal Epithelium

6 Classification of Ocular Surface Disease

Part II. Diseases of the Ocular Surface

7 Diagnostic Techniques of Ocular Surface Disease

8 Blepharitis: Classification

9 Anterior Blepharitis Treatment Strategies

10 Meibomian Gland Disease Treatment

11 Dry Eye Disease: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology

12 Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

13 Seasonal and Perennial Allergic Conjuntivitis

14 Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

15 Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis

16 Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis

17 Treatment of Allergic Eye Disease

18 Pterygium

19 Ocular Surface Neoplasias

20 Conjunctivochalasis

21 Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis

22 Oculodermal Surface Disease

23 Ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease

24 Ligneous Conjunctivitis

25 Toxic Keratoconjunctivitis

26 Corneal Epithelial Adhesion Disorders

27 Neurotrophic Keratopathy

28 Filamentary Keratitis

Part III. Limbal Stem Cell Disease

29 Chemical and Thermal Injuries to the Ocular Surface

30 Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

31 Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

32 Congenital Stem Cell Deficiency

33 Iatrogenic Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency

Part IV. Management of Severe Ocular Surface Diseases

34 Medical Management of Ocular Surface Disease

35 Contact Lenses for Ocular Surface Disease

36 Ocular Surface Disease: Surgical Management

37 Amniotic Membrane Transplantation: Indications and Techniques


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About the authors

Edward Holland

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Director of Cornea Service, Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mark Mannis

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, UC Davis Health System Eye Center, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA

W. Barry Lee

Affiliations and Expertise

Cornea, External Disease, & Refractive Surgery, Eye Consultants of Atlanta / Piedmont Hospital, Medical Director, Georgia Eye Bank, Atlanta, GA, USA