Copeland and Afshari's Principles and Practice of Cornea (2 Volumes)

by Robert A Copeland Jr, Natalie A Afshari

The book Copeland and Afshari’s Principle and Practice of CORNEA (2 Volumes) covers the latest basic and clinical science, current up-to-date clinical research, worldwide epidemiology of the various corneal diseases, recently developed diagnostic techniques and surgical treatments of the various corneal ailments. New treatments discussed are antivirals, modern dry eye treatments, collagen crosslinking for keratoconus, scleral lenses for ocular surface disease, immunomodulation, etc. The book is divided into two volumes. Volume one covers topics like structure, physiology, anatomy, infectious etiologies, dystrophies, degenerations, tumors, and immunological and metabolic conditions of cornea. It also covers innovative advances that reshaped the management of cornea such as corneal biomechanics, PROSE treatment, gene therapy and biosynthetic alternative to human donor tissue. Volume two covers currently used surgical procedures with its emerging new techniques such as collagen crosslinking, Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty, Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, intrastromal corneal implants, the use of LASIK and LASEK cataract surgery and corneal refractive surgery, the various femtosecond laser applications in anterior segment surgery and keratoprosthesis transplantation. All these new emerging surgical procedures are getting wide acceptance for the treatment of corneal diseases/disorders.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Copeland Jr Robert A
2. Afshari Natalie A
Editor's Affiliation
1. Howard University College of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
2. Duke University Eye Center, West Campus Durham, North Carolina, USA
ISBN
9789350901724
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11777
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2013
Pages
1662
Book Type
Professional

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