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Keratoconus: A Comprehensive Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

by Edna Almodin (Editor), Belquiz Amaral Nassaralla (Editor), Jordana Sandes (Editor)

Format: Original PDF

Size: 61 MB


Keratoconus, a progressive corneal disease that can lead to blindness due to increasing irregular astigmatism, has seen significant advancements in its study and treatment in recent years. These developments have introduced new tools for diagnosing and treating keratoconus, ultimately improving visual rehabilitation and preventing blindness in affected individuals.

This informative book offers readers in-depth and up-to-date information on the treatment of keratoconus. Written by experts from around the world, it covers various aspects of the disease, including clinical, genetic, metabolic, and biomechanical factors contributing to its development. The book provides insights into the optimal timing of interventions, diagnostic imaging tests used for diagnosis and monitoring, and details on new surgical procedures utilizing modern technologies such as contact lenses and laser technologies. Notably, the contributions of two pioneers in keratoconus treatment are featured in dedicated chapters.

Ophthalmologists will find this book to be a practical and valuable resource for implementing new technologies and achieving optimal outcomes for their patients. It is expected to have a significant impact on the therapeutic approaches adopted by corneal surgeons, bringing about positive changes in their treatment practices.


Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0BKRSHX4H
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Springer (October 27, 2022)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ October 27, 2022
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English