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Corneal Diseases in Children: Challenges and Controversies: Essentials in Ophthalmology

Editat de Kathryn Colby
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 17 iul 2017
This book provides comprehensive coverage of the most important corneal diseases in children, including  congenital corneal opacities, infectious keratitis, corneal ectasia, ocular surface disorders and allergic eye disease. Highlights include an extensive discussion of corneal surgery in children, in-depth coverage of the role of various anterior segment ocular imaging modalities in the diagnosis and management of corneal diseases in the pediatric population, and surgical videos to further assist the reader. Chapters dedicated to amblyopia management and contact lens use in children round out the volume. Corneal Diseases in Children stands out as one of the few books dedicated to this important topic.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9783319552965
ISBN-10: 3319552961
Pagini: 148
Ilustrații: IX, 148 p. 24 illus., 20 illus. in color. With online files/update.
Dimensiuni: 178 x 254 mm
Greutate: 4.9 kg
Ediția:1st ed. 2017
Editura: Springer International Publishing
Colecția Springer
Seria Essentials in Ophthalmology

Locul publicării:Cham, Switzerland

Cuprins

Approach to the Child with a Corneal Condition: Corneal Examination in Children.- Differential Diagnosis of the Red Eye. Ophthalmic Imaging in the Management of Pediatric Corneal Diseases. Infectious Keratitis in Children: Bacterial Keratitis.- Viral Keratitis.- Atypical infectious agents. Pediatric Allergic Eye Disease: Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivititis.- Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis.- Atopic keratoconjunctivitis.- Ocular Surface Disease in Children: Tear Film Dysfunction.- Neurotrophic Keratitis.- Exposure Keratitis. Congenital Cornea Anomalies: Anterior Segment Dysgenesis.- Anomalies of Size and Shape. Pediatric Corneal Ectasia: Diagnosis and Epidemiology.- Collagen Cross-linking in Children. Corneal Surgery in Children: Penetrating Keratoplasty.- Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty.- Endothelial Replacement.- Keratoprosthesis.- Ocular Surface Surgery. Therapeutic Contact Lenses in Children. Amblyopia Management in Children with Corneal Disease.

Recenzii

“This book reviews in 10 chapters the most frequent anomalies and diseases of the cornea in children. Diagnosis and management are discussed. It is of interest to pediatric ophthalmologists and pediatricians who are in the front line for the diagnosis.” (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 15 (2), December, 2017)

Notă biografică

Kathryn Ann Colby, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and an ophthalmic surgeon at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. She is also Director of the Pediatric Cornea Service at Boston Children’s Hospital and Chair of the Ocular Oncology Center of Excellence at Harvard Medical Center. Dr. Colby is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has served on various of its committees. She is a member of the board of directors of both the Cornea Society and the New England Ophthalmologic Society: she is Co-Chair of the “Cornea Society U” Outreach Program for the former and Chair of the Ophthalmic Services Committee for the latter. In addition, she is a member of the Planning Committee for the World Cornea Congress VII. Dr. Colby is the recipient of an Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Mentorship Award from Women in Ophthalmology. She is a member of the editorial boards of Cornea and Eye and Contact Lens and is the author of more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed publications. She has also written many book chapters, reviews, and editorials and is a section editor for Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, 3rd edition (Albert DM, Miller JW, Azar DT, Blodi B, eds. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2008) and co-editor of Ophthalmic Drug Guide, 2nd edition (New York: Springer, 2011).


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This book provides comprehensive coverage of the most important corneal diseases in children, including  congenital corneal opacities, infectious keratitis, corneal ectasia, ocular surface disorders and allergic eye disease. Highlights include an extensive discussion of corneal surgery in children, in-depth coverage of the role of various anterior segment ocular imaging modalities in the diagnosis and management of corneal diseases in the pediatric population, and surgical videos to further assist the reader. Chapters dedicated to amblyopia management and contact lens use in children round out the volume. Corneal Diseases in Children stands out as one of the few books dedicated to this important topic.

Caracteristici

​Describes the management of diseases of the cornea and external eye in children
Covers all important disorders
Describes surgical management
Explains the differential diagnosis of red eye

Descriere

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the most important corneal diseases in children, including congenital corneal opacities, infectious keratitis, corneal ectasia, ocular surface disorders and allergic eye disease.