Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Management

Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Management

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Cod produs/ISBN: 9780323759786

Disponibilitate: La comanda in 3-4 saptamani

Editura: Elsevier

Limba: Engleza

Nr. pagini: 632

Coperta: Paperback

Dimensiuni: 152 X 229 mm

An aparitie: 28/09/2022



Offering practical clinical guidance for early diagnosis and effective management, Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Management is a concise, easy-to-read guide to help minimize loss of vision in patients in a way that does not interfere with quality of life. From early diagnosis and intervention through the most up-to-date treatment approaches, this comprehensive reference covers the essential information needed by cornea fellows and specialists, general ophthalmologists and residents, and optometrists.  


  • Provides expert, step-by-step guidance and real-world perspectives from global contributors in the field. 
  • Covers the latest advances in cornea transplantation, corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in adult and pediatric patients, intrastromal corneal rings, intraocular lenses, corneal regeneration, and laser surgery. 
  • Includes numerous quick-reference boxes highlighting essential clinical facts, pitfalls, potential complications, and clinical guidelines throughout.  
  • Presents case studies of actual patient scenarios from early to advanced disease states. 
  • Features high-quality imaging for keratoconus at various stages, including OCT, Brillouin scanning microscopy, Scheimpflug and combined Placido and Scheimpflug, combined Placido and AS-OCT, clinical and surgical photos, and more. 

Table Of Contents:

Section 1: Keratoconus Principles

  • Chapter 1: Historical Perspectives
  • Chapter 2: Keratoconus Definitions
  • Chapter 3: Keratoconus Epidemiology
  • Chapter 4: Pathophysiology of Keratoconus
  • Chapter 5: Clinical Course of Keratoconus

Section 2: Diagnosis

  • Chapter 6: Keratoconus: Classification
  • Chapter 7: Genetics of Keratoconus
  • Chapter 8: Biomechanics
  • Chapter 9: Inflammation in Keratoconus
  • Chapter 10: Associated Diseases
  • Chapter 11: Differential Diagnosis of Keratoconus

Section 3: Imaging

  • Chapter 12: Corneal Topography
  • Chapter 13: Tomography: Scheimpflug
  • Chapter 14: Tomography: Scheimpflug and Placido
  • Chapter 15: Anterior Segment OCT
  • Chapter 16: Brillouin Scanning Microscopy

Section 4: Non-Surgical Management

  • Chapter 17: Contact Lenses and Spectacles

Section 5: Surgical Management

  • Chapter 18: Surgical Planning
  • Chapter 19: Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments (ICRS): Mechanism and Techniques
  • Chapter 20: Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments (ICRS): Results and Complications
  • Chapter 21: Corneal Crosslinking Physiology and Techniques
  • Chapter 22: Corneal Crosslinking Results and Complications
  • Chapter 23: Corneal Crosslinking in Pediatric Patients with Keratoconus
  • Chapter 24: Iontophoresis-Assisted Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking
  • Chapter 25: Laser Surgery
  • Chapter 26: Phakic Intraocular Lenses
  • Chapter 27: Lamellar Keratoplasty
  • Chapter 28: Penetrating Procedures
  • Chapter 29: Alternative Techniques
  • Chapter 30: Cataract Surgery in the Keratoconus Patient

Section 6: Case Studies

  • Chapter 31: Asymmetric Keratoconus: Case Study
  • Chapter 32: Central Keratoconus: Case Study
  • Chapter 33: Very Early Keratoconus: Case Study
  • Chapter 34: Advanced Keratoconus: Case Study


An aparitie 28/09/2022
Autor Luis Izquierdo, Maria Henriquez, Mark J. Mannis
Dimensiuni 152 X 229 mm
Editura Elsevier
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780323759786
Limba Engleza
Nr pag 632
Versiune digitala DA

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