Ocular Inflammatory Disease

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Highly Commended in the British Medical Association Book Awards 2007

This is a succinct and practical guide that provides a clear overview of ocular inflammatory diseases. The text has been richly illustrated with clinical details and examples. A description of the diagnostic features, investigations, differential diagnosis and management of each condition is presented. The book is primarily intended for trainee ophthalmologists at all levels and should also be of interest to optometrists.

• Covers all inflammatory conditions of the anterior segment of the eye and intraocular inflammation

• Chronological descriptions of disease processes

• Virtually every condition is illustrated by a full color image

• Special emphasis on management of complications such as cataract, glaucoma and macular edema

• Written in a very readable, lucid style that enhances easy memory of clinical facts

• Provides a comprehensive and practical approach to diagnosis and management of ocular inflammatory disease

• Features over 720 full-color illustrations—more than 900 in all—that offer easy recognition of all ocular inflammatory diseases.

• Clinical pearls included throughout

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323037372
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/25/2006
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Blepharitis


Chronic marginal blepharitis

Miscellaneous blepharitis

Chapter 2 Dry Eye Disorders




Chapter 3 Conjunctivitis


Bacterial conjunctivitis

Viral conjunctivitis

Allergic conjunctivitis

Cicatrizing conjunctivitis

Miscellaneous conjunctivitis

Chapter 4 Keratitis


Suppurative bacterial keratitis

Herpes simplex keratitis

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus

Interstitial keratitis

Protozoan keratitis

Bacterial hypersensitivity-mediated corneal diseases


Severe peripheral corneal melting

Neurotrophic and exposure keratitis

Contact lens-related keratitis

Corneal allograft rejection and diffuse lamellar keratitis

Miscellaneous keratitis

Chapter 5 Episcleritis and scleritis

Applied anatomy



Chapter 6 Uveitis



Principles of Treatment

Acute anterior uveitis

Chronic anterior uveitis

Intermediate uveitis

Posterior uveitis


Primary inflammatory choriocapillaropathies

Treatment of complications

Chapter 7 Endophthalmitis

Acute post-operative bacterial endophthalmitis

Delayed-onset bacterial post-operative endophthalmitis

Bleb-associated bacterial infection and endophthalmitis

Post traumatic bacterial endophthalmitis

Endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis

Endogenous fungal endophthalmitis

Chapter 8 Systemic Diseases

Connective tissue diseases


Inflammatory bowel disease

Non-infectious multisystem diseases

Systemic infections

Blistering mucocutaneous diseases

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