Keratoconus When, Why and Why Not: A Step-by-Step Systematic Approach, 1e

  • Keratoconus When, Why and Why Not: A Step-by-Step Systematic Approach, 1e
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub; 1 edition (August 30, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9350259222
  • ISBN-13: 978-9350259221

Keratoconus is degeneration of the structure of the cornea. The cornea is the clear tissue covering the front of the eye. The shape of the cornea slowly changes from the normal round shape to a cone shape. (PubMed Health). This book is a step by step guide to the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus. Beginning with an introduction to the classification and patterns of the disease, the following section examines treatment options, discussing in detail when to treat, why to use a particular treatment modality and why not to use other treatment options. Nine case studies are presented, as well as a final self assessment section allowing students to test their knowledge. Key Features * Step by step guide to the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus * Clear discussion on which treatments to use and why * Nine case studies presented with detailed explanations * Includes self assessment section * More than 200 colour images and illustrations

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