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This outstanding volume in the Essentials in Ophthalmology series presents recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of corneal disease.
Its intention is not to replace the relevant textbooks, but to serve as a bridge between primary and tertiary literature.
The superbly structured volume covers a dizzying array of topics including Herpes simplex keratitis; amniotic membrane transplantation for the treatment of corneal ulceration in infectious keratitis; and Chlamydial infection, all three of which are hugely relevant today.
The content also encompasses subjects such as chronic blepharitis, as well as new aspects on the pathogenesis of conjunctival melanoma.
Confocal microscopy of malignant tumors of the ocular surface, the management of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid, and the classification of corneal dystrophies on a molecular genetic basis also get an airing, as do the latest developments in corneal preservation and corneal substitutes for transplantation.
All the topics have direct clinical importance and will not only keep ophthalmologists up to date, but will inform them of how to treat their cornea patients with optimal