Contact Lens Complications: Expert Consult - Online and Print (3rd Revised edition)

Contact Lens Complications: Expert Consult - Online and Print (3rd Revised edition)

By: Nathan Efron (author)Hardback

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Contact Lens Complications has become established as the definitive guide to the ocular response to contact lens wear. In this highly anticipated third edition, award-winning contact lens author, clinician and researcher, Professor Nathan Efron, presents a thoroughly revised and expanded, clinician-friendly account of how to identify, understand and manage contact lens complications in modern-day practice. Professor Efron is renowned for his ability to distil often complex principles of ocular physiology and pathology into an easy-to-read, highly structured format. The subject matter is systematically laid out, with various complications arranged logically by tissue structure - which is the way practitioners naturally approach clinical problems. Beautifully presented and lavishly illustrated with full-colour schematic diagrams and clinical pictures, this book can serve as both a practical chair-side manual and authoritative reference. All of the material is organised by the way you see it in the clinic - by slit-lamp appearance and tissue pathologies. As such, this book will be invaluable to all contact lens practitioners and students. Evaluate and manage patients efficiently with an organization that parallels your clinical decision making, arranging complications logically by tissue pathologies. Turn to the lavish illustrations and full-color schematic diagrams for a quick visual understanding of the causes and remedies for contact lens complications. Stay up to date with the latest advances and concepts in contact-lens-related ocular pathology, including findings from the Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS), the International Workshop on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, a new approach to corneal inflammatory events and microbial keratitis, and new instrumentation and techniques for anterior eye examination. Find information quickly with the updated "Complications Quick-Find Index" at the beginning of the book - both a valuable aid to formulating a rapid diagnosis and treatment plan, and a useful study tool for examinations. Consult the most comprehensive and widely-used grading system available, as well as 350 new references that reflect an evidence-based approach, and dozens of superb new illustrations that help you instantly recognize clinical signs. Access the complete contents online at, as well as a downloadable image gallery, redesigned grading morphs, and upgraded self-help grading tutor programs that help you assess condition severity. Identify, understand, and manage contact lens complications in modern-day practice.

About Author

Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Department of Optometry and Ophthalmology, Brisbane, Australia


Part I EXAMINATION AND GRADING Chapter 1 Anterior eye examination Chapter 2 Grading scales Chapter 3 Grading morphs Part II EYELIDS Chapter 4 Blinking abnormalities Chapter 5 Eyelid ptosis Chapter 6 Meibomian gland dysfunction Chapter 7 Eyelash disorders Part III TEAR FILM Chapter 8 Dry eye Chapter 9 Mucin balls Part IV CONJUNCTIVA Chapter 10 Conjunctival staining Chapter 11 Conjunctival redness Chapter 12 Papillary conjunctivitis Part V LIMBUS Chapter 13 Limbal redness Chapter 14 Vascularised limbal keratitis Chapter 15 Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis Part VI CORNEAL EPITHELIUM Chapter 16 Corneal staining Chapter 17 Epithelial microcysts Chapter 18 Epithelial oedema Chapter 19 Epithelial wrinkling Part VII CORNEAL STROMA Chapter 20 Stromal oedema Chapter 21 Stromal thinning Chapter 22 Deep stromal opacities Chapter 23 Corneal neovascularisation Chapter 24 Corneal infiltrative events Chapter 25 Microbial keratitis Chapter 26 Corneal warpage Part VIII CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM Chapter 27 Endothelial bedewing Chapter 28 Endothelial blebs Chapter 29 Endothelial cell redistribution Chapter 30 Endothelial polymegethism Appendix A Grading scales for contact lens complications system Appendix B Guillon tear film classification Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702042690
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9780702042690
  • ISBN10: 0702042692
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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