Ocular Surface Disease

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_This book provides a concise review of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for effective management of patients with ocular surface diseases (OSD), ranging from the very common dry eyes and tear film disorders to the more severe epithelial diseases such as limbal stem cell deficiency. The role and application of both medical and surgical treatments are carefully explained, covering, for example, current medical approaches to dry eye disease, ocular graft versus host disease, and chronic cicatricial conjunctivitis, the use of contact lenses in management of OSD, amniotic membrane transplantation, limbal transplantation, cell-based therapies, and use of the Boston keratoprosthesis (KPro). The book is intended for optometrists and ophthalmologists, in practice or in training, who are seeking an update on the more advanced clinical practices. The chapters are authored by clinical experts in the field who share a wealth of practical knowledge and pearls that will be useful to any practitioner.


Medical: New Treatments for Dry Eye Disease.- The Role of in vivo Corneal Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management of OSD.- Current Management of GVHD.- Contact Lenses in the Management of OSD.- Diagnosis and Current Treatment Strategies for Chronic Cicatricial Conjunctivitis. Surgical: The Use of Amniotic Membrane in OSD.- Medical and Surgical Management of Acute SJS.- Limbal Transplantation - Current Surgical Techniques.- Limbal Transplantation - Pre and Post-Operative Strategies to Improve the Outcomes.- Cell Based Therapies for OSD.- Boston Kpro for Severe OSD.


Ali R. Djalilian, MD, is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Bio-engineering in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Dr. Djalilian is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He gained his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1995 and subsequently undertook an Ophthalmology Residency at the university and Clinical Fellowships in Cornea and Ocular Surface Disorders (Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio) and Ocular Immunology & Uveitis (National Eye Institute, Bethesda, Maryland). Prior to joining the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, he completed research training in epithelial cell biology at the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH (Bethesda, Maryland). Dr. Djalilian has appeared five times in Best Doctors in America and received an American Academy of Ophthalmology Merit Award in 2009. He is a guest reviewer for a number of leading journals and is the author of more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as over 20 book chapters.
EAN: 9783319158228
ISBN: 3319158228
Untertitel: A Case-based Guide. 1st ed. 2018. 100 farbige Abbildungen, Bibliographie. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: 10. November 2017
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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