This second Uveitis volume provides the ophthalmologist with the most current understanding of the pathogenesis of the most frequent immune-mediated disorders of the eye and a practical approach to these diseases. It fills the gap between textbooks and original research publications and focuses on clinical aspects of inflammatory eye diseases. It covers a broad spectrum, including diseases affecting the conjunctiva, sclera and cornea, as well as intraocular inflammation, and it includes basic research aspects, such as immune mechanisms and genetics. The book is easy to read with highly structured core messages and summaries for the clinician.
Written for: Ophthalmologists in clinical and private practice, residents, ophthalmologists-in-training, pediatricians, dermatologists, specialists in internal medicine
- Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Drye Eye Syndrome
- Ocular Toxplasmosis
- Optic Neuritis
Table of contents
Cataract Surgery in patients with Uveitis.- Ocular Toxoplasmosis.- Immunotherapy of Uveitis: is gene therapy our future? - Neoplastic Masquerade Syndromes.- Tumour Necrosis Factor – Alpha (TNFa-) targeted therapies in Uveitis.- Witty "Overview of HSK title".- Autoimmune Keratitis.- Allergic conjunctivitis: clinical consequences and update on understanding its pathophysiology.- Current aspects on the immunobiology and prevention of corneal graft rejection: what we have learned in 100 years of keratoplasty.- Vogt-Koynaghi-Harada Disease and Sympathetic Ophthalmia.- Genetic Insights into Uveitis.- Optic Neuritis from the Perspective of an Opthalmologist.- Drye Eye Syndrome.- Contact lens related corneal infection