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Cornea 9780323023153

Cornea | 2nd Edition

ISBN-10: 0323023150
ISBN-13: 9780323023153
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PUBLISHER: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
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Product Description: Here's the New Edition of the reference lauded by Archives of Ophthalmology as one of the One Hundred Important Ophthalmology Books of the 20th Century! Three internationally renowned editors and over 250 distinguished contributors explore all of the important discoveries and advances that are changing the practice of ophthalmology. They discuss the genetic, molecular biologic, biochemical and immunological findings that are leading to a better understanding of corneal dystrophies, allergic kerato-conjunctivitis, dry eye conditions, and many other corneal and external eye diseases. Their in-depth, clinically focused coverage describes today's new approaches to treating ocular surface diseases and details the dramatic changes occurring in the field of refractive surgery. An accompanying DVD features all of the more than 2,300 superb illustrations from the book, downloadable for electronic presentations, as well as video clips, narrated by the authors, that demonstrate important diagnostic and surgical procedures.

  • Examines every facet of the field with an emphasis on clinical practice.
  • Illustrates important concepts and procedures with exceptionally clear illustrations, diagnostic images and step-by-step surgical photographs.


  • Presents a wealth of new material on all of today's hottest topics, including the molecular genetics of corneal diseases, dry eye, ocular graft vs. host disease, typical mycobacteria keratitis, acanthamoeba and other parasitic corneal infections, ocular surface transplantation, glaucoma after penetrating keratoplasty, deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty, and many more.
  • Includes thoroughly revised and significantly expanded coverage of all of the advances in refractive surgery, including LASIK, LASEK, intrastromal corneal rings, phakic myopic intraocular lenses, conductive and thermal kerotoplasty, wavefront theory and its applications, and the surgical techniques of the future.
  • Offers an important new chapter, External Eye Manifestations of Chemical and Biological Warfare.
  • Features a completely new full-color layout and design with over 2,300 information-rich, atlas-quality illustrations, 1,300 in full color, as well as boxes and summary tables that makes information easier to access.
  • Includes a bonus DVD with full-color, high-resolution video clips that demonstrate the proper technique for 16 difficult and/or new diagnostic and surgical procedures (including LASIK and penetrating keratoplasty), AND all of the illustrations from the 2-volume set, downloadable for electronic presentations!


With over 250 international contributors.

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PAGES: 2240
CATEGORY: Medical
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