Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disorders

by Suresh K Pandey

This multi-authored text on Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disorders is divided in 8 sections, with a total of 24 comprehensive chapters and an appendix. A galaxy of internationally respected contributors have provided an authoritative text on the epidemiology and economics of dry eye, the pathophysiology, the current diagnostic and treatment practices, surgical aspects of ocular surface disorders, the present status of surgeries like amniotic membrane transplantation. Few other important issues such as dry eyes in contact lens wearers and dry eye seen during pregnancy and menopause are also discussed. The section on the economics of dry eyes has been included to bring a unique perspective to the problem. Expertise from basic scientists, epidemiologists, ophthalmologists, and plastic surgeons cover the gamut of options through which to understand and intervene in dry eye and ocular surface disease. This book will be useful not only for comprehensive and specialist ophthalmologists but also for general practitioners and health professionals who seek to keep touch with the latest thinking in respect to diagnosis and management of dry eye and ocular surface disorders.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Pandey Suresh K
Editor's Affiliation
1. University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Sydney Eye Hospital, Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
ISBN
9788180616549
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10245
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
368
Book Type
Professional

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