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Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment e-book

Author:

Ming Wang MD

Language:

English

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Other

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Medicine & Health Sciences

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1222 kb

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Rating:

4.9

Publisher:

Slack Incorporated; 1 edition (October 15, 2009)

Pages:

208

ISBN:

1556429134

Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment e-book

by Ming Wang MD


Ming Wang MD. In recent years, keratoconus and keratoectasia have become increasingly important ophthalmic diseases due to the increasing number of keratorefractive surgeries being performed, the subsequent rising number of complications, and the availability of new treatment.

Ming Wang MD. In recent years, keratoconus and keratoectasia have become increasingly important ophthalmic diseases due to the increasing number of keratorefractive surgeries being performed, the subsequent rising number of complications, and the availability of new treatment modalities for keratoconus and keratoectasia other than corneal transplantation

Ming Wang, MD, PhD is a clinical associate professor of ophthalmology of the University of Tennessee, co-owner and international president of Shanghai Aier Eye Hospital, attending surgeon at Saint Thomas Hospital.

Ming Wang, MD, PhD is a clinical associate professor of ophthalmology of the University of Tennessee, co-owner and international president of Shanghai Aier Eye Hospital, attending surgeon at Saint Thomas Hospital, and director of Wang Vision Institute in Nashville, Tennessee

Keratoconus and Keratoectasia : Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment.

Keratoconus and Keratoectasia : Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment. In recent years, keratoconus and keratoectasia have become increasingly important ophthalmic diseases due to the increasing number of keratorefractive surgeries being performed, the subsequent rising number of complications, and the availability of new treatment modalities for keratoconus and keratoectasia other than corneal transplantation.

In recent years, keratoconus and keratoectasia have become increasingly important ophthalmic diseases due to the increasing number of keratorefractive surgeries being performed, the subsequent rising number of complications, and the availability of new treatment modalities for keratoconus and keratoectasia other than corneal transplantation

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He or she may conduct other tests to determine more details regarding the shape of your cornea. Treatment for keratoconus depends on the severity of your condition and how quickly the condition is progressing. Mild to moderate keratoconus can be treated with eyeglasses or contact lenses. Check out these best-sellers and special offers on books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic.

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Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Dr. Ming Wang, along with over 40 contributors, represents the first state-of-the-art, comprehensive synthesis of the current understanding of the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of keratoconus and keratoectasia.

Ming Wang is a world class eye surgeon, public speaker and a community leader. He is the founder of the Wang Foundation and many other ventures. A former panel consultant to the US FDA Ophthalmic Device Panel and a founding director of Vanderbilt Laser Sight Center, Dr. Wang published a paper in the world-renowned journal "Nature", as well as seven ophthalmic textbooks (Corneal Topography in the Wavefront Era, Irregular Astigmatism - Diagnosis and Treatment, Corneal Dystrophy and Degeneration - a Molecular Genetic Approach,Keratoconus and Keratoectasia - Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

In recent years, keratoconus and keratoectasia have become increasingly important ophthalmic diseases due to the increasing number of keratorefractive surgeries being performed, the subsequent rising number of complications, and the availability of new treatment modalities for keratoconus and keratoectasia other than corneal transplantation. For both the genetic form of the disease (keratoconus) and the acquired form (keratoectasia), new modalities of diagnosis and treatment have enabled physicians to manage and treat these diseases earlier and more effectively, which can delay or even prevent major surgeries.

Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Dr. Ming Wang, along with over 40 contributors, represents the first state-of-the-art, comprehensive synthesis of the current understanding of the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of keratoconus and keratoectasia.

Diagnostic Modalities Include:- Topographic diagnosis – placido disc and elevational mapping analysis- Posterior corneal analysis, three-point touch method and FFKC criteria 2009- Corneal pachymetry mapping and progression analysis- Statistical analysis packages for KC- New imaging technologies for the cornea including OCT- Topographic corneal irregularity analysis for premium IOLs- Measuring corneal strength – corneal hysteresis- Corneal epithelial mapping with ultrasound biomicroscopy- Wavefront analysis in keratoconus- Infrared light image screening – a new screening tool for keratoconus

Treatments Include:- Non-surgical treatment with contact lenses- Ocular surface treatment- Lamellar and penetrating keratoplasty- Excimer laser surface treatment - Topography-guided excimer laser treatment- Wavefront-guided excimer laser treatment- Intacs intracorneal segment- UV-cross linking- Combination treatment of cross-linking, Intacs and excimer laser ablation- Future treatment

Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment is a concise, well-illustrated and clinically indispensable guide for treating these two important ophthalmic diseases and is a must-have for all ophthalmologists, optometrists, residents, fellows, and medical students.

 


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