--C. Stephen Foster, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
" I am very impressed by the quality of the presentations...it is simply a superb book"
--Claes H. Dohlman, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
As conjunctivitis is one of the most difficult eye disorders to treat and diagnose, Inflammatory Diseases of the Conjunctiva is an extremely valuable, problem-solving text for the practicing ophthalmologist.
This new book provides outstanding guidance on diagnosing and managing all aspects of acute and chronic conjunctivitis, including a thorough understanding of the causes and basic mechanisms of the disorder. Beginning with a complete description of the functional anatomy of the conjunctiva, the book goes on to cover the major conjunctival inflammatory diseases, including acute infections, allergic, auto-immune, iatrogenic, chlamydial and others. Conjunctivitis associated with systemic inflammatory conditions such as Sjogren's syndrome or bullous mucocutaneous disease is also discussed.
- Practical diagnosis and treatment tables, along with clear and helpful diagrams
- Over 200 superb, full-color illustrations
- Invaluable information on the management of inflammatory conditions of
- An exhaustive bibliography
While other books have addressed conjunctivitis in individual chapters, this is the most comprehensive publication available today. Highly praised by faculty at the prestigious Harvard Medical School, Inflammatory Diseases of the Conjunctiva is essential for anyone who works or teaches in the field of ophthalmology.