Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Ophthalmology

Edited by Shimon Rumelt

Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University

This book focuses on the different aspects of ophthalmology - the medical science of diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmology is divided into various clinical subspecialties, such as cornea, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, retina, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, oncology, pathology, and oculoplastics. This book incorporates new developments as well as future perspectives in ophthalmology and is a balanced product between covering a wide range of diseases and expedited publication. It is intended to be the appetizer for other books to follow. Ophthalmologists, researchers, specialists, trainees, and general practitioners with an interest in ophthalmology will find this book interesting and useful.

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Advances in OphthalmologyEdited by Shimon Rumelt

Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1258

ISBN: 978-953-51-0248-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6883-6

Copyright year: 2012

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113966 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations


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1. Lasers in Ophthalmology

By Magdalena Zdybel, Barbara Pilawa and Anna Krzeszewska-Zaręba


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2. Microsurgical Techniques in Ophthalmology - Current Procedures and Future Directions

By Pradeep Prasad, Allen Hu, Robert Beardsley and Jean-Pierre Hubschman


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3. Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) Channels in the Eye

By Zan Pan, José E. Capó-Aponte and Peter S. Reinach


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4. Recent Advances in Mucosal Immunology and Ocular Surface Diseases

By De-Quan Li, Zuguo Liu, Zhijie Li, Zhichong Wang and Hong Qi


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5. Trafficking of Immune Cells in the Cornea and Ocular Surface

By Yureeda Qazi, Aslihan Turhan and Pedram Hamrah


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6. Keratoconus Layer by Layer - Pathology and Matrix Metalloproteinases

By Dasha Nelidova and Trevor Sherwin


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7. Corneal Surgical Techniques

By Miroslav Vukosavljević, Milorad Milivojević and Mirko Resan


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8. Incidence of Refractive Error and Amblyopia Among Young Adults - A Hospital Based Study

By Ashok Kumar Narsani, Shafi Muhammad Jatoi, Mohan Perkash Maheshwari and Khairuddin Shah


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9. Myopia, Light and Circadian Rhythms

By John R. Phillips, Simon Backhouse and Andrew V. Collins


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10. Etiology and Clinical Presentation of Astigmatism

By Sanja Masnec Olujić


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11. Wavefront Aberrations

By Mirko Resan, Miroslav Vukosavljević and Milorad Milivojević


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12. Non-Surgical Treatment of Astigmatism

By Luciane B. Moreira


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13. Treatment Strategies and Clinical Outcomes of Aspheric Surgery for Astigmatism Using the SCHWIND Amaris Platform

By Maria C. Arbelaez and Samuel Arba-Mosquera


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14. Comparing Nomograms of Two Symmetric and Two Asymmetric Intacs(r) Segments Implantation for Treatment of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

By Luis A. Rodriguez and Anny E. Villegas


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15. Toric Intraocular Lenses for the Correction of Astigmatism

By Milorad Milivojević, Miroslav Vukosavljević and Mirko Resan


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16. Amblyopia and Foveal Thickness

By Elina Landa, Shimon Rumelt, Claudia Yahalom, Elaine Wong and Lionel Kowal


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17. Trabecular Surgery

By Antonio Fea, Giulia Consolandi, Giulia Pignata, Davide Turco, Paola Cannizzo, Elena Bartoli, Teresa Rolle and Federico M. Grignolo


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18. A Novel Artificial Vitreous Substitute - Foldable Capsular Vitreous Body

By Qianying Gao


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19. Endophthalmitis

By Phillip S. Coburn and Michelle C. Callegan


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20. Retinal Detachment - An Update of the Disease and Its Epidemiology - A Discussion Based on Research and Clinical Experience at the Prince Charles Eye Unit, Windsor, England

By Irina Gout, Faye Mellington, Vikas Tah, Mahmoud Sarhan, Sofia Rokerya, Michael Goldacre and Ahmed El-Amir


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21. Retinal Vascular Occlusions

By Mario Bradvica, Tvrtka Benašić and Maja Vinković


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22. Induction of Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion by Photodynamic Therapy with Rose Bengal in a Rabbit Model

By Xiao-Xu Zhou, Yan-Ping Song, Yu-Xing Zhao and Jian-Guo Wu


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23. Regulation of Angiogenesis in Choroidal Neovascularization of Age Related Macular Degeneration by Endogenous Angioinhibitors

By Venugopal Gunda and Yakkanti A. Sudhakar


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24. NRF2 and Age-Dependent RPE Degeneration

By Yan Chen, Zhenyang Zhao, Paul Sternberg and Jiyang Cai


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25. Retinitis Pigmentosa in Northern Sweden - From Gene to Treatment

By Irina Golovleva and Marie Burstedt


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26. Mechanisms of RDH12-Induced Leber Congenital Amaurosis and Therapeutic Approaches

By Anne Kasus-Jacobi, Lea D. Marchette, Catherine Xu, Feng Li, Huaiwen Wang and Mark Babizhayev


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27. Eyelid and Orbital Infections

By Hakim Ayub


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28. Extended Applications of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery to the Orbit and Pituitary Fossa

By Balwant Singh Gendeh


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