Ocular Surface Disorders

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Ocular Surface Disorders draws together current knowledge of the epidemiology, clinical expression, pathophysiology and available medical and surgical therapies to provide a comprehensive text on the diseases of the ocular surface.
This highly illustrated text offers guidance on identifying patients most at risk of developing ocular surface disease, assessing their severity, and developing an effective treatment plan. The book opens by covering the basic anatomy and concepts behind disease of the ocular surface, before going to cover individual diseases, techniques and therapies in detail. An authoritative, international team of contributors provides expert insight and guidance.
  • Provides a definitive ‘go-to’ reference for ocular surface specialists, ophthalmologists, optometrists and trainees
  • Contains both medical and surgical management techniques
  • Dedicated chapters on specific diseases and treatments
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ISBN-13: 9781907816314
ISBN-10: 1907816313
Pagini: 393
Dimensiuni: 220 x 276 x 30 mm
Greutate: 0.00 kg
Editura: Jp Medical Ltd
Colecția JP Medical
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


1 Functional anatomy
2 Definition and classification of ocular surface disease
3 Definition and classification of dry eye disease
4 Epidemiology
5 Discrimination of subtypes
6 Clinical utility of objective tests
7 Tear dynamics and dry eye
8 Role of inflammation, inflammatory cytokines and ocular surface markers in DES
9 Effect of dry eye disease on vision
10 Contact lens-induced dry eye disease
11 Dry eye disease and glaucoma
12 Sjögren's syndrome and related conditions
13 Graft versus host disease
14 Computer vision syndrome
15 Anterior blepharitis
16 Episcleritis, scleritis and PUK
17 Thermal and chemical burns
18 Anterior corneal dystrophies
19 Pterygium and pinguecula
20 Ocular surface tumors
21 Conjuntivochalasia, lymphangiectasia and conjunctival concretions
22 Infectious conjunctivitis and keratitis
23 Ocular allergy
24 Limbal stem cell deficiency
25 Superior limbic conjunctivitis
26 Neurotrophic keratoconjunctivitis
27 Mechanical eyelid diseases
28 Artificial substitutes
29 Anti-inflammatories
30 Blood derivates
31 Secretagogues
32 Immunosuppressants and biologic therapy
33 Androgens
34 Therapeutic contact lenses
35 Topical antibiotic, antifungal and antiviral drugs
36 Anti-allergics
37 Lacrymal punctal occlusion
38 Conjunctival and scleral flaps and corneal adhesives
39 Amniotic membrane
40 Desepithelization, sequential sectorial conjunctival epitheliectomy
41 Phototherapeutic keratectomy
42 Autologous limbal transplant and alogenic limbal transplant
43 Keratoprosthesis
44 Future prospects and trends

Notă biografică

Jose M. Benitez-del-Castillo MD PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, University Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Michael A. Lemp MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA