Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye / Edition 1

Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye / Edition 1

by Carlo Cavallotti
     
 

ISBN-10: 193411555X

ISBN-13: 9781934115558

Pub. Date: 04/07/2008

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Aging research on the human eye crosses all areas of ophthalmology and also relies upon biological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical tools for its study. In Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye, the authors review all aspects of human eye aging. In addition to descriptions of age-related changes in almost all the structures of the human eye, the authors

Overview

Aging research on the human eye crosses all areas of ophthalmology and also relies upon biological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical tools for its study. In Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye, the authors review all aspects of human eye aging. In addition to descriptions of age-related changes in almost all the structures of the human eye, the authors also include interesting accounts of personal experiments and data. The ease of use and versatility of this volume makes it an essential tool for students and graduate students as well as post-doctoral and/or professional ophthalmologists. Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye provides the reader with an exhaustive panorama of what happens during aging in the eye, thus making an important contribution to the understanding of the physiology and pathology of eye diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934115558
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Series:
Aging Medicine Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Chapter 1 Aging as Risk Factor in Eye Disease Luciano Cerulli 1

Chapter 2 Age-Related Changes of the Eyelid Janos Feher Zsolt Olah 9

Chapter 3 Aging Effects on the Optics of the Eye Pablo Artal 35

Chapter 4 Aging of the Cornea Luciano Cerulli Filippo Missiroli 45

Chapter 5 The Aging of the Human Lens Jorge L. Alio Alfonso Anania Paolo Sagnelli 61

Chapter 6 The Extracellular Matrix of the Aged Human Trabecular Meshwork: Changes of Glucosaminoglycans Carlo A. P. Cavallotti 133

Chapter 7 Glial and Mobile Cells in the Iris of the Aging Human Eye Carlo A. P. Cavallotti Angelica Cerulli 147

Chapter 8 Age-Related Diseases of the Vitreous Curtis E. Margo 157

Chapter 9 Age-Related Changes and/or Diseases in the Human Retina Nicola Pescosolido Panagiotis Karavitis 193

Chapter 10 Aging of the Retinal Pigmented Epithelium Carlo A. P. Cavallotti Marcus Schveoller 203

Chapter 11 The Aging of the Choroid Angelica Cerulli Federico Regine Giuseppe Carella 217

Chapter 12 Age-Related Macular Degeneration I: Types and Future Directions Susanne Binder Christiane I. Falkner-Radler 239

Chapter 13 Age-Related Macular Degeneration II: Idiopathic Macular Holes Christiane I. Falkner-Radler Susanne Binder 257

Chapter 14 Age-Related Macular Degeneration III: Epiretinal Membranes Christiane I. Falkner-Radler Susanne Binder 265

Chapter 15 Macular Degeneration: Ultrastructural Age-Related Changes Illes Kovacs Janos Feher Carlo A. P. Cavallotti 273

Chapter 16 Non-Exudative Macular Degeneration and Management Thomas R. Friberg Kenneth T. Wals 287

Chapter 17 Treatment of Intraocular Pressure in Elderly Patients Monika Schveoller Iliana Iliu Nicola PescosolidoAngelica Cerulli 295

Chapter 18 Aging of the Lachrymal Gland Hiroto Obata 305

Chapter 19 The World According to Blink: Blinking and Aging Frans Van der Werf Albertine Ellen Smit 319

Chapter 20 Age-Related Changes in the Oculomotor System J. Richard Bruenech 343

Chapter 21 Rehabilitation of Low Vision in Aged People Corrado Balacco Elena Pacella Fernanda Pacella 375

Chapter 22 Many Suggestions to Protect the Eyes in Aging People Panagiotis Karavitis Nicola Pescosolido Fernanda Pacella 393

Index 399

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