Diagnosis and Management

"Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Management" is a concise, easy-to-read guide to help minimize loss of vision in patients in a way that does not interfere with quality of life. 

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Pages 632
Taille 15 x 23
Type Broché
ISBN 9780323759786

Description détaillée : Keratoconus

Offering practical clinical guidance for early diagnosis and effective management, Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Management is a concise, easy-to-read guide to help minimize loss of vision in patients in a way that does not interfere with quality of life.


What is the content of "Keratoconus : Diagnosis and Management" ?

From early diagnosis and intervention through the most up-to-date treatment approaches, this comprehensive reference covers the essential information needed by cornea fellows and specialists, general ophthalmologists and residents, and optometrists.  

Key Features

  • Provides expert, step-by-step guidance and real-world perspectives from global contributors in the field. 
  • Covers the latest advances in cornea transplantation, corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in adult and pediatric patients, intrastromal corneal rings, intraocular lenses, corneal regeneration, and laser surgery. 
  • Includes quick-reference boxes throughout highlighting essential clinical facts, pitfalls, potential complications, and clinical guidelines.  
  • Presents real-world case studies of actual patient scenarios from early to advanced disease states. 
  • Features high-quality imaging for keratoconus at various stages, including OCT, Brillouin scanning microscopy, Scheimpflug and combined Placido and Scheimpflug, combined Placido and AS-OCT, clinical and surgical photos, and more. 
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. 


Who are the authors of "Keratoconus : Diagnosis and Management" ?

Luis Izquierdo, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Chair, Department of Ophthalmology Oftalmosalud Instituto de Ojos Lima, Peru ;

Maria A. Henriquez, MD, PhD, Chief of the Research Department, Oftalmosalud Instituto de Ojos Professor of Ophthalmology Universidad San Martin de Porras Lima, Peru

Mark J Mannis, MD, FACS, Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, UC Davis Health System Eye Center, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA

Sommaire : Keratoconus

Section 1: Keratoconus Principles

Chapter 1: Historical Perspectives

Chapter 2: Keratoconus Definitions

Chapter 3: Keratoconus Epidemiology

Chapter 4: Pathophysiology of Keratoconus

Chapter 5: Clinical Course of Keratoconus

Section 2: Diagnosis

Chapter 6: Keratoconus: Classification

Chapter 7: Genetics of Keratoconus

Chapter 8: Biomechanics

Chapter 9: Inflammation in Keratoconus

Chapter 10: Associated Diseases

Chapter 11: Differential Diagnosis of Keratoconus

Section 3: Imaging

Chapter 12: Corneal Topography

Chapter 13: Tomography: Scheimpflug

Chapter 14: Tomography: Scheimpflug and Placido

Chapter 15: Anterior Segment OCT

Chapter 16: Brillouin Scanning Microscopy

Section 4: Non-Surgical Management

Chapter 17: Contact Lenses and Spectacles

Section 5: Surgical Management

Chapter 18: Surgical Planning

Chapter 19: Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments (ICRS): Mechanism and Techniques

Chapter 20: Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments (ICRS): Results and Complications

Chapter 21: Corneal Crosslinking Physiology and Techniques

Chapter 22: Corneal Crosslinking Results and Complications

Chapter 23: Corneal Crosslinking in Pediatric Patients with Keratoconus

Chapter 24: Iontophoresis-Assisted Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

Chapter 25: Laser Surgery

Chapter 26: Phakic Intraocular Lenses

Chapter 27: Lamellar Keratoplasty

Chapter 28: Penetrating Procedures

Chapter 29: Alternative Techniques

Chapter 30: Cataract Surgery in the Keratoconus Patient

Section 6: Case Studies

Chapter 31: Asymmetric Keratoconus: Case Study

Chapter 32: Central Keratoconus: Case Study

Chapter 33: Very Early Keratoconus: Case Study

Chapter 34: Advanced Keratoconus: Case Study

Auteur(s): Keratoconus

Mark Mannis
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