Advances in Corneal Research: Selected Transactions of the by Jonathan H. Lass

By Jonathan H. Lass

those court cases of the Fourth overseas Congress at the Cornea proceed a convention of summarizing the state-of-the artwork easy and medical examine in cornea and ex ternal illnesses because the first Congress used to be held in 1964. Reflecting the rising impor tance of refractive surgical procedure, of the twelve classes of the Congress have been dedicated to refractive surgical procedure; this is often mirrored in an emphasis in those lawsuits. moreover, an en tire consultation used to be dedicated to the molecular and mobile biology of the cornea with impor tant new details at the position of progress elements and cytokine modulation of corneal wound therapeutic. inside of those lawsuits a global team of professional researchers and practitioners give you the most recent insights into the tear movie and ocular floor, corneal trans plantation and eyebanking, the corneal stroma and endothelium, touch lenses, microbial and nonmicrobial keratitis, keratoconus, and international corneal healthiness. impressive topics lined comprise the newest figuring out of the barrier functionality of the ocular floor epithelium, corneal hydration keep watch over, the molecular mechanisms con trolling gene expression in corneal wound therapeutic, stromal pithelial interactions within the cornea, the immunology of blepharitis, the impression of touch lenses at the conjunctiva, morphologic and practical assessment of the human corneal endothelium, long term fol low-up of penetrating keratoplasty in keratoconus, the Tampa trephine penetrating kerato plasty, and the refractive result of the Nidek EC-5000 excimer laser.

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