2011-2012 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 8: by James J. Reidy MD

By James J. Reidy MD

Discusses the constitution and serve as of the cornea and exterior eye and studies suitable exam recommendations. Covers infectious and ocular floor ailments, problems and surgical procedure of the ocular floor, immune-mediated and neoplastic issues, congenital anomalies and degenerations. A lately up-to-date bankruptcy at the genetics of corneal dystrophies displays the recent IC3D class. Discusses poisonous and worrying accidents and corneal transplantation. comprises many new colour photographs. lately revised 2010 2011.

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Mosby; 2005:171-184. Roberts C. Principles of corneal topography. In: Elander RE, Rich LF, Robin JB, ed s. Principles and Practice of Refractive Surgery. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1997:475- 497. Retinoscopy Retinoscopy can detect irregular astigmatism by showing nonlinear or multiple reflexes that cannot be completely neutralized with a spherocylindrical lens. With a multifocal cornea, retinoscopy reveals multiple regular reflexes that move in different directions. Irregular astigmatism and multifocal cornea can occur in keratoconus and after keratorefractive surgery.

Keratometry, photokeratoscopy, and computer-assisted topographic analysis . In: Krachmer JH , Mannis MJ, Holland EJ, eds. Cornea. 2nd ed. Vol 1. Philadelphia: Elsevier! Mosby; 2005:171-184. Roberts C. Principles of corneal topography. In: Elander RE, Rich LF, Robin JB, ed s. Principles and Practice of Refractive Surgery. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1997:475- 497. Retinoscopy Retinoscopy can detect irregular astigmatism by showing nonlinear or multiple reflexes that cannot be completely neutralized with a spherocylindrical lens.

Correction ofIOP for pachometry does not fully explain the lowe r risk for thicker corneas. See SCSC Section 10, Glaucoma . Brandt JD. Corneal thickness in glaucoma screening, diagnosis, and management. 2004;15(2}:85-89 . Doughty M], Zaman ML. Hu man corneal thickness and its impact on in traocular pressure measures: a review and meta -analysis approach. Surv Ophthalmol. 2000;44(5):367-408. Esthesiometr Esthesiometry is the measurement of corneal sensation, which is a function of the ophth almic branch of cranial nerve V.

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