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Current Clinical and Research Updates

Edited by Pinakin Davey

Western University of Health Sciences

This book brings together both a review and updates in clinical and research areas. The chapters will be of interest to a wide audience. On one hand, the review and update of clinical practices will interest students and residents, on the other, cutting edge research chapters will be of interest to the researchers in the field. The book is divided into four parts: 1) Review and Updates in Diagnostic Testing, 2) Updates in Anterior Segment Diseases, 3) Updates in Posterior Segment Diseases, and 4) Updates in Research in Ophthalmology, Optometry and Vision Science. The chapters are written by experts and individuals with special interests in topics with a focus on clinical application and translational benefit to eye care.

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OphthalmologyCurrent Clinical and Research UpdatesEdited by Pinakin Davey

Published: September 3rd 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57076

ISBN: 978-953-51-1721-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7222-2

Copyright year: 2014

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44095 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Imaging in Ophthalmology

By Umit Yolcu, Omer Faruk Sahin and Fatih C. Gundogan


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2. Imaging Devices and Glaucoma Management

By Pinakin Gunvant Davey


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3. Application of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Ophthalmology

By Magdalena Zdybel and Barbara Pilawa


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4. Tonometry

By Felicia Ferreri, Rosa Minniti, Alessandra Polimeni, Lucia Zavettieri, Giuseppina Ferreri, Paolo Ferreri and Pasquale Aragona


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5. Clinical Ocular Electrophysiology

By Fatih C. Gundogan and Umit Yolcu


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6. Electronic Communication and Digital Images: Referral Pathways and Clinical Uses in Ophthalmology

By Hannah Timlin and Roshini Sanders


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7. Dry eye — An Insight into Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

By Vikas Tah, Kamran Saha, James Myerscough, Muhammad Ahad, Jason Ho, Pranev Sharma, Farihah Tariq and Stephen Tuft


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8. Ocular Aberrations and Image Quality, Contact Lens and MYOPIA Progression

By Jie Shen


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9. Keratitis — A Clinical Approach

By Patricio A. Pacheco


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10. Structure and Function Relationship in Glaucoma-Historical Perspective to a Practical Approach

By Elliot M. Kirstein


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11. Diabetic Retinopathy – An Update on Pathophysiology, Classification, Investigation and Treatment

By Vikas Tah, Sonia Mall, James Myerscough, Kamran Saha, Elizabeth Emsley, Andrew Swampillai, Ganeshan Ramsamy, Daren Hanumunthadu and Mandeep Bindra


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12. Retinopathy of Prematurity

By Vikas Tah, Walid Sharif, Imran Yusuf, Marcus Posner, Louise Ramskold, Farihah Tariq, Dev Mukhey and Zuhair Sharif


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13. Disorders of Optic Nerve and Visual Pathways

By Ipek Midi


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14. Low Vision Rehabilitation

By Bennett McAllister and Rebecca Kammer


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15. Fabry Disease – Ocular Manifestations and Visual Symptoms

By Pinakin Gunvant Davey


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16. Applications of Perceptual Learning to Ophthalmology

By Jenni Deveau, Gary Lovcik and Aaron R. Seitz


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17. New Understandings on Pathogenesis of Dry Eye — From Animal Models to Clinical Therapy

By Cintia S. de Paiva, Andrew J.W. Huang, De-Quan Li and Stephen C. Pflugfelder


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18. Advances in Pathogenesis of Behcet’s Disease and Vogt- Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome

By Peizeng Yang, Chaokui Wang, Shengping Hou, Bo Lei, Aize Kijlstra and De-Quan Li


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19. Ibopamine – A New Alpha-Adrenergic and D1-Dopaminergic Drug

By Italo Giuffre'


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20. Clinical Research Progress of Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis

By He-Zheng Zhou, Wen-Shan Jiang, Han-Guang Jie, Chang Feng, Wen-Qiang Zhang, Qian Ye, Jian-Guo Wu, Yan-Ping Song and Qin Ding


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21. Excitotoxicity and Glaucoma

By Makoto Ishikawa, Takeshi Yoshitomi and Yukitoshi Izumi


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22. Regional Immune, Hormonal and Mediatory Mechanisms Responsible for Function of “Immune Privilege of an Eye” at Senile and Complicated Cataracts

By Artashes A. Zilfyan and Arto V. Zilfyan


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23. Paranasal Sinus Mucoceles – Opthalmic Manifestations, Radiological Imaging, Endoscopic Endonasal Marsupilization and Outcome

By Balwant Singh Gendeh


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