2nd Edition

Inherited Eye Diseases Diagnosis and Management

By Saul Merin Copyright 2005
    816 Pages 170 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Keeping pace with the changing face of genetics in ophthalmology, this Second Edition contains new chapters on molecular genetics, thrombophilia, and genetically triggered retinal vascular diseases, as well as offers many new subchapters highlighting current research by recognized leaders in the field.

    Introduction. The Basics of Genetics. Introduction to Human Molecular Genetics. Cornea. The Iris. Inherited Cataracts. Inherited Anomalies of the Crystalline Lens. Inherited Macular Diseases. The Cone Dystrophies and Color Vision Disorders. Isolated (Non-Syndromic) Retinitis Pigmentosa. Syndromic Retinitis Pigmentosa. Vitreous and Hyaloidoretinal Degeneration. Other Inherited Retinal Diseases. Inherited Diseases Involving the Choroid. Night Vision Disorders. Glaucoma. Inherited Diseases of the Optic Nerve. Strabismus. Ametropia. Inherited Tumors of the Eye. The Phakomatoses. Albinism. Mitochondrial DNA and Eye Disease


    Saul Merin

    "…provides the practical and concise information necessary to understand the why and how of inherited eye disease….it is becoming increasingly important to provide accurate genetic counseling for our patients. This important second edition will do all that and more."
    -Doody's Reviews

    "…comprehensive, practically written, and easy to read."
    -New England Journal of Optometry (for previous edition)

    "…a must for all ophthalmologists, and also for those dealing with metabolic and genetic diseases of children."
    -The Bulletin: A Journal of the Berkshire Medical Center (for previous edition)