Endophthalmitis : Diagnosis and Treatment book cover
1st Edition

Diagnosis and Treatment

ISBN 9780367393618
Published September 5, 2019 by CRC Press
292 Pages

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Book Description

Endophthalmitis: Diagnosis and Treatment covers every aspect of this serious disease, beginning with inflammation and immunology. The causes of postoperative, post-traumatic and endogenous endophthalmitis are discussed in detail and therapeutic options for the various types of the condition are suggested. Particular emphasis is given to the prevention, accurate diagnosis and management of endophthalmitis as these are vital to the preservation of vision. A comprehensive resource for the ophthalmologist.

Table of Contents

Inflammation. Immunology. Microbiology and Molecular Biology. Epidemiology. Pharmacokinteics. Exogenous Endopthalmitis. Other Causes of Exogenous Endopthalmitis. Endogenous Endopthalmitis. Differential Diagnosis of Endopthalmitis. Pharmacology.

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Gholam A. Peyman, MD, a vitreoretinal surgeon, is a pioneer in many areas of ophthalmology, including the intravitreal injection of antibiotics for the treatment of endophthalmitis, evaluation of drugs, surgical resection of ocular tumors, drug delivery systems, lasers, vitreous substitutes, vitrectomy, treatment of uveitis, and transplantation of retinal pigment epithelial cells in age-related macular degeneration,. He is the inventor of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), photoablative LASIK, and the telescopic intraocular lens.