Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discoveries


 

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Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery focuses on emerging areas in ocular research, from new approaches to dry eye to gene therapy in the management of retinal diseases. This comprehensive book features more than 25 chapters of information that will be vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. It is the intent of this book to provide not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also in giving the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. Each chapter features some new aspect of treatment that holds great promise for the future. The approach has been to concentrate on those areas of ocular diseases that are more prevalent. It also features new insight for drug delivery and for managing devasting diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This book will serve as an important resource as it contains a number of relevant references highlighted for their importance to the field. New investigators will be able to obtain an historical perspective for each of the topics and to develop an understanding of the new research directions that are underway. Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discoveryis more than a reference book, as it also provides an important glimpse into the near future.* Contains information that is vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics.
* Provides not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also gives the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases.
* Historical perspective for each of the topics as well as an important glimpse into the near future to develop an understanding of the new research directions underway.
* New insight for drug delivery and for managing devastating diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States.

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The Ophthalmology Examinations Review

Archives of Ophthalmology, Apr 2002
“It is an excellent review for the ophthalmologist studying for the board examinations. It is well organized, simple and direct.” –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.The Surgeon, Dec 2003
ideally suited for any candidate taking basic qualifying tests in ophthalmology –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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Duane’s Foundations of Clinical Ophthalmology, 2007

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The vast information stored in this classic reference is right at your fingertips with this fully searchable online version. This easy-to-navigate Website gives you instant access to the latest surgical techniques and treatments for primary open angle glaucoma, retinal detachment, ocular hypertension, and more. And you’ll manage every eye problem, large and small, with confidence. In addition to quarterly updates to the core content of Duane’s, the Website will add new videos, new test questions, and more throughout your entire two-year subscription. It’s still the Duane’s Ophthalmology you have trusted for over 30 years, but we are no longer providing you with a CD-ROM that can’t be updated. With Duane’s Ophthalmology being fully online, we can better serve your needs by providing you with the most up-to-date information every time you access the site.

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Glaucoma Medical Therapy: Principles and Management

Glaucoma Medical Therapy: Principles and Management
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In recent years, a large number of drugs have been developed for the treatment of glaucoma. The clinical use of drugs for glaucoma therapy has evolved, adapting with the advent of each new drug. Clinicians need to understand, synthesize, and use data about medications that have specific benefits and risks for their glaucoma patients. The focus of this book is the current art and science of clinically available drugs for medical therapy of glaucoma. The contributors have attempted to provide evidence-based information about the topic, while providing perspective from clinical experience. The book is intended to provide information about glaucoma medical therapy for practicing ophthalmologists and ophthalmologists in training. Other practitioners who have clinical contact with glaucoma patients also may find the content of this monograph valuable. In the second edition of this book, all chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated, and new chapters regarding fixed combination drugs and medical treatment of pediatric patients have been added. Some chapters have required addition of extensive new material because of the changes in medical therapy of glaucoma since the publication of the first edition of the book in 1999.

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Strabismus: Fundamentals of Clinical Opthalmology


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This highly illustrated book on one of the commonest eye disorders addresses both the effects and treatment of the condition itself, and the indications for associated underlying disease. Strabismus in patients of all ages is discussed, making the book an important and useful reference especially for clinical ophthalmologists and those in training, as well as for general physicians needing to understand the association with other disease.
The comprehensive text discusses every type of strabismus, the investigations and the various approaches to management, both surgical and non-surgical. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities, this is an ideal reference for anyone managing patients with inherited or adult onset strabismus.
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Shields’ Textbook of Glaucoma

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This popular reference on glaucoma management now offers a more practical and clinically focused textbook for ophthalmologists and residents. Readers find new or extensively updated information on cellular and molecular biology of the eye, molecular genetics and classification of glaucomas, epidemiology and public health, screening and risk assessment, congenital and developmental glaucomas with anomalies, pseudo-exfoliation syndrome, and management of the glaucoma patient and approach to treatment. Key points and “Pearls” are summarized at the end of each chapter.
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The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management and Surgery


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Lacrimal system surgery is among the most common procedures performed by oculoplastic surgeons. Surgical intervention ranges from probing and intubation of blocked nasolacrimal ducts to endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy.

There are few recently published textbooks dedicated to lacrimal surgery. The editors have chosen, in The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, to address the complete range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume. By broadening the scope of the subject, the editors hope to meet the needs of ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, oral maxillofacial and plastic surgeons who perform lacrimal procedures, oculoplastic fellows who are mastering the nuances of these procedures, and experts interested in learning about the most recent modifications in techniques.

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Oculoplastics and Orbit 2007



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The second volume of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery follows in the fine tradition of this exceptional series. Significant advances continue to be made within this subspecialty and are well represented in this new volume. Readers are offered a review of many interesting subjects in much greater detail than can be covered in the usual journal format. In-depth reviews of orbital disorders such as capillary hemangiomas and venolymphatic malformations are presented, offering new strategies in diagnosis and management. Other orbital chapters include: Dermis fat implants; Orbital volume augmentation with expander seeds with a minimally invasive approaches; Surgical rehabilitation of the exenterated socket; New immunologic concepts in the diagnosis and management of thyroid ophthalmopathy.

Eyelid disorders are reviewed discussing subjects such as: Repair of ectropion and entropion: transconjunctival surgery of the lower eyelid retractors; Current concepts in Mohs excision and reconstruction for eyelid and canthal tumors.

Chapters on recent developments in the diagnosis and management of lacrimal disorders are presented, including salivary gland transposition for severe dry eye and lacrimal stenosis.

With the increasing interest in cosmetic facial surgery, various topics related to this field are highlighted including: Rejuvenation of the aging face; Facial sculpting with injectable filler materials; Mechanical and chemical facial peels.

As with the previous volume, the presentation of the latest concepts and management techniques in the field of oculofacial plastic surgery will prove to be a valuable resource for both the comprehensive ophthalmologist as well as subspecialists with a particular interest in disorders of the orbit, eyelids, lacrimal system, and other facial structures.

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Medical Retina (Essentials in Ophthalmology)


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The specialty of medical retina remains one of the most challenging fields in ophthalmology. Fortunately, in the past few years the standard of knowledge in the area of medical retina has improved substantially. The insight in basic mechanisms of disease has been expanded and novel diagnostic and efficacious therapeutic strategies have been developed bridging the gap between laboratory and clinical science. For example, new developments in ophthalmic imaging have contributed significantly to our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of various retinal diseases.

This volume encompasses the application of confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy including fundus autofluorescence imaging as well as the mapping of central visual function by microperimetry. It also covers anti-VEGF therapy that has revolutionized the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration. The next big challenge, the management and treatment targets for dry AMD is also presented as well as the practical relevance for the management of diabetic macular edema and retinal vein occlusions.

Written by world-renowned experts, this authoritative work on medical retina is both comprehensive and practical and will serve the need of all ophthalmologists as well as optometrists and ophthalmic nurses to keep up-to-date with the new developments in the important field of medical retina.

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Essential Optics Review for the Boards


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Dr. Wilkinson’s optics course at the University of Iowa helps residents survive the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) exam and boards. Now, in book form, his material will help residents and students ace optics. His book is concise and complete with over 150 questions to guide the student through optics. The book utilizes diagrams to teach and provides a high-yield review of optics that’s needed for success on the boards. Don’t take the boards without this book!


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Clinical Pathways In Glaucoma


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This new decision-making guide offers 22 chapters on topics ranging fr om childhood and neovascular glaucoma to drug-induced glaucoma and man agement of glaucoma in pregnancy. Each chapter is consistently laid ou t in the same organized format: Definition, Epidemiology and Importanc e, Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis, Treatment and Management, and Future Considerations. Beneath each heading, a series of questions ar e posed, each followed by an answer and explanation, making it easy to quickly pinpoint the information you are looking for. Accompanied by step-by-step algorithms, cross-references, and dozens of drawings, cha rts and tables, Clinical Pathways in Glaucoma is a complete reference for specialists at all levels.
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Intraocular Drug Delivery



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This reference studies the most recent advances in the development of ocular drug delivery systems. Covering methods to treat or prevent ocular inflammation, retinal vascular disease, retinal degeneration, and proliferative eye disease, this source covers breakthroughs in the management of endophthalmitis, uveitis, diabetic macular edema, and age-related macular degeneration.

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Atlas of Lacrimal Surgery


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The incidence of stenosis of the lacrimal system is increasing. Nasolacrimal diseases and problems are encountered by otolaryngologists, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons and radiologists. Constant epiphora is the most common symptom associated with nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
This is the first book to cover all currently available methods to manage pre-, intra- and post-lacrimal sac stenosis. Comprehensive multidisciplinary approaches in adults and children are described. International experts provide a stepwise analysis and describe the clinical management of these patients with detailed medical and surgical treatment plans. Further, the accompanying DVD presents video clips on surgical methods such as endonasal and external DCR; endoscopic versus microscopic procedure; lacrimal endoscopy and transcanalicular surgery; laser DCR and DCR in children; traumatic lesions; interventional radiology and stenting; and conjunctivorhinostomy and Jones tube. With this excellent guide the reader will be able to solve any problem that may occur with the reconstruction of a disturbed or damaged lacrimal system.
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AMERICAN ACADEMY CATARACT 2006 SYMPOSIUM CD

AMERICAN ACADEMY CATARACT 2006 SYMPOSIUM CD

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Ocular Surface Disease Medical and Surgical Management

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Ocular Surface Diseases is the first definitive text on the medical and surgical management of ocular surface diseases, with a special emphasis on stem cell deficiency disorders. The editors are world-renowned corneal specialists who have recruited leaders in the field of ocular surface disease to contribute chapters. These chapters are formatted for consistency, heavily illustrated, and uniformly captioned for ease of use by the reader. The book’s emphasis is on clear diagnostic and therapeutic classifications, and inclusiveness of differing techniques. For the practicing ophthalmologist, both corneal specialists in the academic setting and general ophthalmologists, this is the first authoritative text on state-of-the-art techniques in the management of ocular surface disorders.

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Ocular Infection, Second Edition

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Since the first edition that was published in 1998 we have seen manychanges in ophthalmology from advancements in laser surgery to new techniques in cataract surgery. With these new developing advancements symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments in ocular disease have also begun to change. Early diagnosis and management of ocular infection is essential to avoid the risk of blindness. An understanding of the related disease process and drug therapy is a key aid in achieving this. The updated Ocular Infection Second Edition covers the basic science of ocular infection, as well as its diagnosis and management of ocular disease, and the changes it is going through.

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Cornea and External Eye Disease 2008

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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 aspects on the pathogenesis of conjunctival melanoma. -Confocal microscopy of malignant tumors of the ocular surface. -Management of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid. -Classification of corneal dystrophies on a molecular genetic basis. -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 will not only keep ophthalmologists up to date, but will inform them of how to treat their cornea patients with optimal diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

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Principles and Practice of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision

Principles and Practice of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision

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This authoritative text is the only comprehensive reference available on electrophysiologic vision testing, offering both practical information on techniques and problems as well as basic physiology and anatomy, theoretical concepts, and clinical correlations. The second edition, of the widely used text, offers extensive new material and updated information: 65 of the 84 chapters are completely new, with the changes reflecting recent advances in the field. The book will continue to be an essential resource for practitioners and scholars from a range of disciplines within vision science.The contributions not only cover new information–important material that is likely to become more important in the next decade–but also offer a long-range perspective on the field and its remarkable development in the last century. After discussing the history and background of clinical electrophysiology, the book introduces the anatomy of the retina and principles of cell biology in the visual pathways at the molecular, physiological, and biochemical levels. It relates these new findings to the techniques and interpretations of clinical tests, including the electro-oculogram (EOG), electroretinogram (ERG), and visual evoked potentials (VEP), which are discussed in detail, as are equipment, data acquisition and analysis, principles and protocols for clinical testing, diseases and dysfunction, and animal testing. Notable additions for this edition include chapters on the origin of electroretinogram waveforms, multifocal techniques, testing in standard laboratory animals, recent advances in analysis of abnormalities in disease, and the applications of these techniques to the study of genetic abnormalities.

Principles and Practice of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision

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Ocular Traumatology


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All aspects of ophthalmic trauma from the lid to the optic nerve of both mechanical and nonmechanical trauma are covered in this unique book. The focus is on practical issues and incorporates cutting-edge approaches, such as temporary keratosprosthesis, artificial iris diaphragm, and prophylactic retinectomy.This book explains and answers not simply the when, the what, and the how, but also the why questions. The information is based on epidemiologic and clinical data from evaluation to management.All chapters are written using the standardized ocular traumatology terminology. The user-friendly format, including many tables, flowcharts and illustrations, allows the reader to quickly find the information they are looking for.Written by a well-known expert in the field, this concise pocketbook provides clinically useful information that will be of great help to the attending ophthalmologists and emergency room physicians in the decision-making process. The book has practical recommendations for all who see patients with eye injuries.
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