Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional references on cornea and external diseases? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for the daily examination of patients?Curbside Consultation in Cornea and External Disease: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between experienced clinicians.
Dr. Frank Price Jr., joined by associate editors Dr. Marianne Price and Dr. Erik Letko, have designed this unique reference in which cornea and external clinicians offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with cornea and external diseases. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to cornea and external diseases with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate clinical diagnoses and treatment plans.
Curbside Consultation in Cornea and External Disease: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume ophthalmologists and specialists will appreciate. Refractive surgeons, general ophthalmologists, residents alike will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.
Some of the questions that are answered:
- How do I manage a corneal ulcer? What if it is not responding to treatment?
- How do I manage post-operative astigmatism after penetrating keratoplasty, before and after suture removal.
- What is the differential diagnosis and management of peripheral corneal thinning? With 360 degree corneal thinning, how should I manage the cataract?
- What are the options for closing a small corneal perforation?
- When do I consider conjunctivochalasis to be clinically significant? How do I decide on conservative or surgical management?
- When is the right timing for cataract surgery in a patient with Fuch's dystrophy? Does central corneal pachymetry play a role in my decision?