Dry eye syndrome, or dry eye disease, occurs when the eyes do not make enough tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly because the oil glands are blocked or abnormal.
This leads to the eyes drying out and becoming inflamed and irritated(NHS Choices).
Part of the World Clinics in Ophthalmologyseries, this book is a concise guide to the diagnosis and management of dry eye. Beginning with the anatomy and functionality of the lacrimal system, the following chapters examine the classification of the condition, its diagnosis and management.
Edited by Juan Murube from Alcala University, Madrid and with contributions from experts in the USA, Canada, Australia and India, this useful reference includes more than 100 images and illustrations to enhance learning.
- Guide to diagnosis and management of dry eye
- In depth coverage of anatomy and functionality of the lacrimal system
- Part of the World Clinics in Ophthalmology series
- Internationally recognised author and editor team
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Anatomy of the Lacrimal System
Chapter 2: Functionality of the Lacrimal Fluid
Chapter 3: Classification of Dry Eye
Chapter 4: Ocular Surface Disease and Osmoprotection in Refractive Surgery Patients
Chapter 5: Diagnosis and Management of Dry Eye
Chapter 6: An Update on the Management of Dry Eye
Chapter 7: Indications for the Use of Therapeutic Supplements and Acids Type Omega 3, in Cases of Dry Eye
Chapter 8: Surgery of Dry Eye
Chapter 9: Complications of Dry Eye
Chapter 10: Systemic Affections Related to Dry Eyes
Juan Murube (Editor) MD
Professor Emeritus, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain.
Mauricio Latorre Cucalon (Co- Editor) MD
Medical Director, Oftalmohelp; Medical Director, Eye Bank, Bogota; Chief, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Oftalmologia, Bogota, Colombia