The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye covering the iris and the pupil, allowing light to enter and covering two thirds of the eye’s focusing tasks.
This two volume set is a comprehensive guide to the latest research and techniques for the cornea. Beginning with basic science, examination techniques and epidemiology, the following chapters discuss the diagnosis and the medical and surgical treatment of numerous different conditions and diseases that may affect the cornea.
Written by an extensive international editor and author team, this manual features more than 1300 full colour clinical and histopathological images, as well as a DVD demonstrating a multitude of surgical techniques described in the book.
Comprehensive two volume set describing diagnosis and treatment of numerous corneal disorders
Features more than 1300 colour images and illustrations
Includes a DVD demonstrating surgical techniques and procedures
Extensive international author and editor team
Robert A. Copeland Jr MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Howard University College of Medicine and Hospital, Washington DC, USA
Natalie Afshari MD FACS
Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Centers of Excellence of Duke Eye Center, Director of Cornea and Refractive Fellowship, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC, USA