Ocular Surface: Anatomy and Physiology, Disorders and Therapeutic Care, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Ocular Surface

Anatomy and Physiology, Disorders and Therapeutic Care, 1st Edition

Edited by Raul Martin Herranz, Rosa M. Corrales Herran

CRC Press

372 pages | 41 Color Illus. | 29 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2012-10-18
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This book has been conceived to aid eye care practitioners such as ophthalmologists and optometrists as well as other eye care or research professionals such as biologists, biochemists and medical doctors interested in the Ocular Surface.

This text is divided into four main sections. The first section is dedicated towards the anatomy and physiology of the ocular surface (defining ocular surface concept, tear film structure, corneal and conjunctival anatomy, etc.). The second section covers the most common ocular surface disorders (dry eye, anterior and posterior blepharitis, keratitis, ocular allergy, cicatricial conjunctivitis, and the ocular surface alterations related with Glaucoma treatment). The third section delineates the therapeutic care of these disorders, including topical, systemic and surgical treatment options and the fourth section addresses the relationship of the ocular surface and contact lenswear (describing the indications for contact lenses wear, their complications and managing the adverse effects related with contact lens-wear).

Table of Contents

Section I: Anatomy and Physiology of the Ocular Surface

Definition of the Ocular Surface, Louis MG Tong, Wanwen Lan, Andrea Petznick

The Human Tear Film, Julia Dieckow, Pablo Argüeso

Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Cornea and Conjunctiva, Michael J. Doughty

Section II. Ocular Surface Disorders

Dry Eye, Johanna T. Henriksson, and Cintia S. De Paiva

Anterior and Posterior Blepharitis, Taliana Freitas Bernardes, and Adriana Alvim Bonfioli

Keratitis, Flavia SA Pelegrino

Ocular Allergy, Laura Motterle

Cicatricial Conjunctivitis, Bety Yáñez Álvarez

Ocular Surface and Glaucoma, Rodrigo Martín Torres

Section III. Care of Ocular Surface Disorders

Pathogenesis and Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome, Cintia S. De Paiva

Management of Keratitis, Flavia SA Pelegrino

Management of Ocular Allergy, Laura Motterle

Management of Cicatricial Conjunctivitis, Bety Yáñez Álvarez

Management Approach of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency, Hernan Martinez-Osorio, Maria Fideliz de la Paz, and Rafael Barraquer Compte

Ocular Surface Reconstruction, David J Galarreta, Ester Carreño, Alejandro Portero, and Belen Carrasco

Section IV. Ocular Surface and Contact Lens

Contact Lenses Definitions, Raul Martin Herranz, Guadalupe Rodriguez Zarzuelo, and Victoria de Juan Herraez

Contact Lens induced Ocular Surface Alterations, Helmer Schweizer, Inma Perez-Gomez

Therapeutic use of Contact Lenses, Victoria de Juan Herraez, Stephanie Campbell, Guadalupe Rodriguez Zarzuelo, and Raul Martin Herranz

The Tear Film Interaction with Contact Lenses, Montani Giancarlo, Arima Valentina, and Maruccio Giuseppe

Contact Lens Care Solutions and Ocular Surface, José Manuel, González Méijome, Miguel F. Ribeiro, and Daniela Lopes-Ferreira

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Surgery / General