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Medicine - Ophthalmology | Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye

Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye

Series: Aging Medicine

Cavallotti, Carlo, Cerulli, Luciano (Eds.)

2008

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  • Offers a comprehensive overview of the development of the human eye
  • Details biological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical aspects
  • Includes personal experiments and data
  • Provides an extensive panorama of aging process of the human eye

Aging research on the human eyes crosses all areas of ophthalmology and also relies upon biological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical tools for its study. In Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye, the authors review all aspects of human eye aging. In addition to descriptions of age-related changes in almost all the structures of the human eyes, the authors also include interesting accounts of personal experiments and data. The ease of use and versatility of this volume makes it an essential tool for students and graduate students as well as post-doctoral and/or professional ophthalmologists. Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye provides the reader with an exhaustive panorama of what happens during aging in the eye, thus making an important contribution to the understanding of the physiology and pathology of eye diseases.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Comprehensive - Scientific and clinical aspects - Unique - Versatile - aging - rehabilitation

Related subjects » Family & Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine - Ophthalmology

Table of contents 

Chapter I: Introductory remarks on age-related eye diseases as causes of blindness and low vision Luciano Cerulli Chapter II: Aging changes of the eyelid. Janos Feher, and Zsolt Olah Chapter III: Age-related changes on the ocular optics . Pablo Artal Chapter IV: Age-related changes of the cornea Filippo Missiroli and Luciano Cerulli Chapter V: Age-related changes in crystalline lens Jorge Aliò, Alfonso Anania and Paolo Sagnelli Chapter VI Age-related changes of Glucosaminoglycans in the trabecular meshwork of the eye. Carlo Cavallotti Chapter VII: Glial and mobile cells in the aging human eye. Carlo Cavallotti and Angelica Cerulli. Chapter VIII: Age-Related Diseases of the Vitreous. Curtis E. Margo Chapter IX: Age-related changes of the retina. Karavitis Panajotis and Nicola Pescosolido Chapter X: Aging of the retinal pigmented epithelium. Carlo Cavallotti Chapter XI: Aging of the choroids Giuseppe Carella, Federico Regine and Angelica Cerulli Chapter XII: Age related changes in the Macula Lutea: I Types and future directions. Susanne Binder and Christiane Falkner-Radler. Chapter XIII: Age related changes in the Macula Lutea : II Idiopathic Macular Holes Christiane Falkner-Radler and Susanne Binder. Chapter XIV: Age related changes in the Macula Lutea: Epiretinal Membranes Christiane Falkner-Radler and Susanne Binder. Chapter XV: Macular degeneration: Ultra-structural Age-related changes. Balint Kovacs, Janos Feher, and Carlo Cavallotti. Chapter XVI: Non-Exudative Macular Degeneration. Thomas R. Friberg, and Kenneth T. Wals. PageVI Chapter XVII: Improvement of visual Functions in Early Age-related Macular Degeneration Marcus Schveoller and Janos Feher . Chapter XVIII: Treatment of IOP in aged patients Iliana Iliu, Nicola Pescosolido and Paolo Sagnelli. Chapter XIX: Age-related changes in the Lachrymal gland Hiroto Obata Chapter XX: The world according to blink ; blinking and aging. Frans Van der Werf and Albertine Ellen Smit. Chapter XXI: Age-related changes in the oculomotor system J. R. Brueneck Chapter XXII: Rehabilitation of the eyesight in the aging eye Corrado Balacco, Elena Pacella, Fernanda Pacella Chapter XXIII: Many suggestions to protect eyes in aging people Karavits Panajotis, Fernanda Pacella and Nicola Pescosolido

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