This book is a comprehensive guide to ocular pharmacology for trainees and practising ophthalmologists.
Beginning with the basic physiological aspects of ocular pharmacology and ophthalmic drug administration, the following sections discuss different types of drugs used in the treatment of eye disease.
The final sections examine contact lens care systems, nutritional supplements and adverse effects of systematically administered drugs into the eye.
This useful, quick reference text is highly illustrated with more than 145 images and tables.
Comprehensive guide to ocular pharmacology for trainees and practising ophthalmologists
Covers different drugs for treatment of eye diseases
Includes section on adverse effects of systematically administered drugs
Highly illustrated with more than 145 images and tables
SK Gupta PhD DSc FIPS FIACS Head, Clinical Research, Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (DIPSAR), University of Delhi, India Renu Agarwal PhD Faculty of Medicine, University of Technology MARA, Selangor, Darul Ehsan, Malaysia Sushma Srivastava PhD Department of Pharmacology, DIPSAR, University of Delhi, India
Anatomical and Physiological Basis of Ocular Pharmacotherapy Routes of Ocular Drug Administration Ocular Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics Ophthalmic Formulations and Ocular Drug Delivery Mydriatics and Cycloplegics Ophthalmic Dyes Antibacterial Agents Antiviral Drugs Antifungal Drugs Drugs Used in Ocular Pain and Inflammation Corticosteroids Drugs used in Ocular Allergy Local Anesthetics in Ophthalmology Practice Immunomodulators Antiglaucoma Drugs Drugs used in Retinal Diseases Drugs Used in the Treatment of Dry Eyes Miscellaneous Drugs Hyperosmotic Agents Surgical Adjuncts Sterilization, Disinfection and Antiseptics in Ophthalmology Contact Lens Care Systems Nutritional Supplements Gene Delivery and Disease Modulation in the Eye Ocular Adverse Effects of Systemically Administered Drugs