Written by an international group of experts, this book is a complete, current guide to antibiotic and anti-inflammatory pharmacotherapy in ophthalmology and ocular surgery. Coverage includes up-to-date information on new generation fluoroquinolones, new uses of tetracyclines, topical azithromycin, new anti-inflammatory drugs, endophthalmitis prophylaxis and management, and treatment of corneal ulcers, uveitis, cystoid macular edema, blepharitis, and post-refractive keratitis. Close attention is given to preoperative and postoperative antibiotic prophylaxis and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy to optimize outcomes in cataract and refractive surgeries. A section on recent advances includes toxic anterior segment syndrome, topical immune therapy, and nanotechnology. A bound-in CD-ROM contains a photo atlas of clinical manifestations of ocular infective and inflammatory conditions.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins