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New Frontiers for the Treatment of Keratoconus

Editors: Carriazo, César, Cosentino, Maria José (Eds.)

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  • Presents the latest developments in keratoconus diagnosis
  • Details bio-mechanical concepts to help understand the behavior of the cornea in pathological situations
  • Explores novel and innovative surgical techniques used to treat keratoconus
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This book updates the reader about the latest bio-mechanical concepts underlying keratoconus diagnosis and the various treatment alternatives: from conventional alternatives with a real cost/benefit description, to some innovative alternatives that have come to the fore in recent years. It discusses the latest software and technology utilized in keratoconus diagnosis as well as the more innovative surgical techniques used to treat keratoconus.
New Frontiers for the Treatment of Keratoconus represents an essential book for ophthalmologists and specialists in cornea and refractive surgery who are looking to position themselves at the forefront of the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus.

About the authors

Maria José Cosentino finished her studies with an average of 9.85 points and a gold medal and graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA)  with honors. She completed her Residency in Ophthalmology and was sub-specialized in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, with a clinical-surgical fellowship. She has developed more than 150 free papers and numerous collaborations and is the author of internationally published books. Many of these works have been awarded inside and outside of their country.

She has participated as lecturer, coordinator and director in numerous conferences held in Argentina and abroad. She is the Medical Director of Instituto de la Vision, in Buenos Aires. She works as an Assistant Professor at the University of Buenos Aires.She is PAST- President and Board Director of the Latin American Association of Surgeons of Anterior Segment (ALACCSA-R). She is Past-President of the Argentine Society of Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Cataract (SACRyC).

Maria is the Editor-in-Chief of the Scientific Newsletter ALACCSA-R, the most read digital latin magazine in its specialty in the world. She is Board Member of the journal of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (EyeWorld). She is also a reviewer and member of the scientific committee of national and international medical consultation journals.

She is dedicated to clinical-surgical care, teaching and scientific research.

 

Dr. Carriazo studied at UNIVERSITY Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, where he was graduated being the best of his class in School of Medicine. His residency training program in Ophthalmology was in Instituto Barraquer de América, where later he continued his fellowship in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Cataract. During his fellowship, Dr. Carriazo also developed his first patent called the Carriazo-Barraquer Microkeratome.

In 1999, Dr. Carriazo founded a clinic specializing in Ophthalmology called Centro Oftalmológico Carriazo, currently known as Clínica Carriazo, where he has served until now as the Scientific Director and Chief of the Department of Anterior Segment. He is an active member of national and international congresses and courses, where he participates as speaker, professor, and moderator specialized in Anterior Segment.

Dr. César Carriazo has published numerous books and medical articles rabout Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Cataract. He has more than fourteen patents around the world, and performs as the leader of plenty societies of Ophthalmology. He has been honored with multiple national and international awards for his scientific contributions: Among them are recognitions such as the Honor Award given by the Congress of Surgeons Ophthalmologists  (Munich, Germany, 2003), the Golden Medal given by the Ministry of Health (India, 2005) Award to Scientific Merit given by the Colombian Association for the Science Advance (Colombia, 2013), Order of the Colombian Congress Knight Degree, among others.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook 85,59 €
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Hardcover 103,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-66142-7
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Frontiers for the Treatment of Keratoconus
Editors
  • César Carriazo
  • Maria José Cosentino
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-66143-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-66143-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-66142-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 140
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 79 illustrations in colour
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