Text and Atlas on Corneal Pigmentation

by Jorge L Alio, María Alejandra Amesty, Alejandra Rodríguez, Mohamed El Bahrawy

The book consolidates all the scientific information available on keratopigmentation that guide ophthalmologists and, in particular, corneal surgeons to use this technique for many patients who will benefit from its cosmetic therapeutic applications, functional therapeutic applications or even purely cosmetic applications. The book is divided into three sections with the first section covering topics related to keratopigmentation such as its history, various techniques that are employed, instruments that are used for the techniques and so on. The second section is presented as experimental atlas of keratopigmentation that will aid the readers to understand tremendously on how to use the adequate pigments and the adequate techniques from the experimental animal model to the human use keratopigmentation. The third section, clinical atlas of keratopigmentation is explained thoroughly with the help of three sub parts of the section that covers several important case studies, most of which have been selected for therapeutic purposes while some of them are really truly cosmetic that open a new outlook on the use of pigments to change the apparent color of the eye.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Alio Jorge L
VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Avda de Denia S/n 03016, Alicante, Spain
2. Amesty María Alejandra
Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London, UK
3. Rodríguez Alejandra
VISSUM Corporation, Alicante, Spain
4. Bahrawy Mohamed El Vissum-Instituto Oftalmologico, Miguel Hernandez University, Alicante, Spain
ISBN 9789351529064
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12571
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 170
Book Type Reference


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