About this book This outstanding volume in the Essentials in Ophthalmology series presents Recent Developments in the diagnosis and treatment of corneal disease. Its intention is not to replace the Relevant textbooks, but to serve as a bridge Between primary and tertiary literature. This well-structured volume covers the following main topics: Herpes simplex keratitis. -Amniotic Membrane transplantation for the treatment of corneal ulceration in infectious keratitis. -Chlamydial Infection. -Chronic Blepharitis. -New On the pathogenesis of aspects conjunctival melanoma. -Confocal Microscopy of malignant tumors of the ocular surface. -Management Of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid. Corneal dystrophies -Classification of molecular genetic basis on. -Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in corneal dystrophies. -Fuchs Endothelial dystrophy.
-The Topical nerve growth factor in the treatment of severe surface disorders. -The Intracorneal ring for penetrating keratoplasty. -Developments In corneal preservation. -Corneal Substitutes for transplantation. All topics Have direct clinical Importance and ophthalmologists will not only keep up to date, but will inform them of how to treat corneal Their Patients With optimal diagnostic and therapeutic Procedures. Written for: Ophthalmologists in clinical and private practice, residents, ophthalmologists-in-training, optometrists, and ophthalmic nurses Keywords: Conjunctival Chlamydial infection Corneal dystrophies melanoma Corneal Limbal stem cell deficiency preservation Table of contents From the contents Developments in corneal preservation. – Chlamydial infection as an STD in the phototherapeutic keratectomy Industrialized WORLD. – in corneal dystrophies.
– Therapeutic approach in chronic blepharoconjunctivitis. – New therapeutic strategies in limbal stem cell deficiency. – New Aspects in pathogenesis of malignant conjunctival melanoma. – Classification of corneal dystrophies on a molecular genetic basis.