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
1. Alio Jorge L
2. Amesty María Alejandra
3. Rodríguez Alejandra
4. Bahrawy Mohamed El
Editor's Affiliation
1. VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Avda de Denia S/n 03016, Alicante, Spain
2. Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London, UK
3. VISSUM Corporation, Alicante, Spain
4. 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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