Cornea Atlas,
Edition 3 Expert Consult - Online and Print
By Jay H. Krachmer, MD and David A Palay, MD

Publication Date: 15 Aug 2013

Get an unprecedented view of corneal disease with Cornea Atlas by Jay H. Krachmer, MD and David A. Palay, MD. Hailed as the sharpest, most accurate collection of corneal images available, it is the only atlas that offers such an easy-to-understand, up-to-date review of clinical presentations and surgical techniques for all corneal and external eye disorders.

"I have decided that I am going to buy this book for every rotating ophthalmology resident and give it to them to read and study (and keep)  at the beginning of their cornea rotation!"
Reviewed by: Dr David Heidemann, March 2015

Key Features

  • Sharpen your diagnostic and surgical skills for all corneal and external eye disorders - including tumors, dystrophic and degenerative disorders, inflammatory diseases, corneal manifestations of systemic disease, traumatic injuries, and therapeutic and reconstructive surgical procedures. 
  • Rely on the expertise of internationally renowned ophthalmologists who have developed many innovative techniques for diagnosing and treating corneal and external eye diseases.

New Features

  • Apply the latest techniques and advances in corneal disease and ophthalmology, including endothelial keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK).
  • Gain clear visual guidance on the full range of corneal and external eye disorders thanks to 1300 of the best corneal images from the world's top ophthalmologists!
  • Navigate a full range of challenges from routine procedures to post-operative complications.
  • Identify and examine key diagnostic features through magnified insets.
  • Access the fully searchable contents online at Expert Consult.
About the author
By Jay H. Krachmer, MD, Former Chairman (retired), Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA Professor and Chair and David A Palay, MD, David A Palay MD Associate Clinical Professor Department of Ophthalmology Emory University Atlanta, GA USA
Table of Contents

1 Corneal Slit Lamp Techniques

2 Diseases of the Lid: Anatomic Abnormalities

3 Diseases of the Lid: Tumors

4 Diseases of the Lid: Inflammatory (Blepharitis), Immunologic, Infectious, and Traumatic

5 Disorders of Tear Production and the Lacrimal System

6 Conjunctival Disease: Tumors and Anatomic Abnormalities

7 Conjunctivitis

8 Normal Anatomy and Developmental Abnormalities of the Cornea

9 Corneal Manifestations of Systemic Disease and Therapy

10 Lid, Conjunctival, and Corneal Manifestations of Chemical and Biological Warfare

11 Corneal Dystrophies, Ectatic Disorders, and Degenerations

12 Corneal Infections

13 Interstitial Keratitis

14 Noninfectious Keratopathy

15 Immunologic Disorders of the Cornea

16 Corneal Trauma

17 Contact Lens Complications

18 Disorders of the Sclera

19 Iris Tumors

20 Anterior Uveitis

21 Penetrating Keratoplasty

22 Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK)

23 Endothelial Keratoplasty

24 Therapeutic and Reconstructive Procedures

25 Refractive Surgery

Book Reviews

"Overall, this is an exceptionally well-produced book. It would be a valuable study guide for students, and it would be a valuable easily accessible resource for both new and experienced clinicians. It is a book that I highly recommend." Otometry and Vision Science, Vol. 91, No. 1

"This is a wonderful reference on anterior segment conditions. The addition of the chapter of slit lamp techniques is welcomed and can help even seasoned ophthalmologists to fine tune their slit lamp skills."-Elizabeth Chiang, MD, PhD(Northwesern university Feinbetg School of Medicine) Doody Review: 5 stars

Book details
ISBN: 9781455740604
Page Count: 364
Illustrations : Approx. 1313 illustrations (1271 in full color)
Retail Price : £168.00