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Cornea Atlas, 2nd Edition


1098 full-color images perfectly capture the appearance of the complete range of corneal and external eye diseases. Compiled by two of the world's foremost authorities on the subject and created using state-of-the-art digital imaging technology, they represent the sharpest, most accurate collection of photographs of the cornea ever published. Updates include a wealth of new images contributed by ophthalmologists from around the world; updated and expanded coverage of refractive surgery, external eye manifestations of chemical and biological warfare, and molecular genetics of corneal dystrophies; and a new Image Bank on CD-ROM. This comprehensive visual library of corneal disorders is ideal for reference during patient evaluation, screening, and treatment.

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New to This Edition

    • Offers new images provided by ophthalmologists from around the world.
    • Includes a completely revamped and expanded section on Refractive Surgery, reflecting all of the monumental recent advances in this area.
    • Provides new coverage of external eye manifestations of chemical and biological warfare and molecular genetics of corneal dystrophies.
    • Comes with an Image Bank on CD-ROM that lets you incorporate all of the book's photographs into your own PowerPoint® presentations. You can search for images by topic and create personalized "slide shows."

Key Features

    • Covers all of the corneal and external eye conditions you might ever encounter—including tumors, dystrophic and degenerative disorders, inflammatory diseases, corneal manifestations of systemic disease, traumatic injuries, and therapeutic and reconstructive surgical procedures.
    • Offers the expertise of internationally renowned experts who have developed many innovative techniques for diagnosing and treating corneal and external eye diseases.
    • Features magnified insets that provide close-up views of important features.
    • Uses an oversized, 9 13/16" x 12 1/16" format to display images at an optimal size for convenient reference.

Published Reviews

    "This is a straightforward atlas. It does not attempt to provide much more than a wealth of excellent illustrations and so may need to be used in conjunction with a conventional text book by some readers. The coverage is comprehensive and the quality is excellent. It should prove invaluable to all ophthalmologists and be especially welcomed by external eye specialists involved in postgraduate teaching. It seems very good value at £135." BMA Awards 2007

Author Information

    By Jay H. Krachmer, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; and David A. Palay, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Customer Reviews

Cornea Atlas, 2nd Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 384 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 11/16 X 7 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03962-8
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  • Copyright: 2006