The Anterior Eye and Therapeutics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750652902, 9780702038396

The Anterior Eye and Therapeutics

1st Edition

Diagnosis and Management

Editors: Fiona Stapleton
eBook ISBN: 9780702038396
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750652902
Imprint: BH/BCLA
Published Date: 7th May 2003
Page Count: 272

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This invaluable text for anyone interested in the eye and contact lens wear presents a concise, up-to-date review of the anterior eye and therapeutics, a subject with far reaching implications for future practice. Balanced, critical content presents the very latest information in a highly readable format so readers can find specific information quickly. In addition to the necessary basic science, it offers sound, clinical advice and evidence-based research findings. Superb illustrations clarify visual concepts and help readers apply knowledge to optometry practice.

Key Features

  • Follows a practice-based approach, guiding the reader through the entire process from diagnosis to management.
  • Brings the reader completely up to date on the latest research, discussing the implications of important findings and developments.
  • Reviews all the background information, including basic science, making the text accessible to all readers involved with contact lens wear.

Table of Contents

  1. Clinical recognition of anterior segment disease
    2. Infectious and non-infectious inflammation
    3. The pathogenesis of infectious anterior segment disease
    4. Therapeutics - how do they work
    5. The role of the optometrist in the management of anterior segment disease
    6. Allergic eye disease


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About the Editor

Fiona Stapleton

Affiliations and Expertise

Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, University of South Wales, Sydney