The “2022-2023 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 08: External Disease and Cornea” is a comprehensive guidebook published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) that covers the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and management of external eye disease and corneal disorders.
The guidebook is intended for ophthalmology residents, practicing ophthalmologists, and other eye care professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of external eye disease and corneal disorders. It is divided into several chapters that cover topics such as the anatomy and physiology of the cornea and conjunctiva, common corneal and external eye diseases, and the management of these conditions.
The book covers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for external eye disease and corneal disorders. It provides in-depth discussions of various treatment options available for corneal and external eye diseases, including medical management, surgical techniques, and corneal transplantation. The book also includes detailed explanations of different types of corneal transplantation, such as penetrating keratoplasty and lamellar keratoplasty.
The information in the book is presented in a clear and concise manner, and is accompanied by numerous high-quality illustrations and images to enhance the reader’s understanding of the material.
The guidebook also covers the latest research and developments in the field of external eye disease and corneal disorders, including new imaging technologies and the use of amniotic membrane grafts in treatment. Additionally, it provides information on the management of these conditions in special populations, such as children and pregnant women.
Overall, the “2022-2023 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 08: External Disease and Cornea” is an essential resource for anyone involved in the diagnosis and management of external eye disease and corneal disorders. It serves as a valuable reference for clinical practice and continuing education in ophthalmology.