Medical and Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Disease in Exotic Animals, an Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, eBook by Sarah L CzerwinskiThis issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Sarah Czerwinski, is devoted to the Medical and Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Disease in Exotic Animals. Dr. Czerwinski has assembled a list of articles that covers ocular surface disease in a wide range of animals, including: Rabbits; Rodents (Guinea pigs, mice, rats, and chinchillas); Ferrets; Marine mammals; Birds; New world camelids; Fish; Amphibians; and Reptiles (crocodilians, lizards, chelonians, and snakes).
Treating ocular surface disease an involved but rewarding experience
The most common patients a comprehensive ophthalmologist will likely take care of in his or her practice are those with ocular surface disease, including dry eyes and blepharitis. Proper management of these patients often depends on identifying the primary problems and addressing all the contributing factors. Here are a few tips for making the proper diagnosis and treatment in patients with ocular surface disease:. Listen to the patient. Given that there is significant overlap between the reported symptoms for various ocular surface conditions, it is sometimes helpful to ask the patient to identify the most severe symptom that they would like to be addressed.
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Diagnosis and Treatment Methods for Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma
Glaucoma and ocular surface disease OSD are often concomitant disorders OSD is the consequence of a tear film dysfunction that may be due to several conditions. The aims of the paper are to suggest a sequence of diagnostic tests easy to perform in daily practice, both subjective and objective, to detect the onset of the OSD; and, second, to propose how to prevent and, if the case, how to manage the OSD., Many diseases can cause ocular surface disorders. The poster on pages 50—51 provides an overview of the most common diseases, and other articles in this issue focus on the management of individual diseases.
Edward J. Holland , Mark J. Ocular Surface Diseases is the first definitive text on the medical and surgical management of ocular surface diseases, with a special emphasis on stem cell deficiency disorders. The editors are world-renowned corneal specialists who have recruited leaders in the field of ocular surface disease to contribute chapters. These chapters are formatted for consistency, heavily illustrated, and uniformly captioned for ease of use by the reader. The book's emphasis is on clear diagnostic and therapeutic classifications, and inclusiveness of differing techniques. For the practicing ophthalmologist, both corneal specialists in the academic setting and general ophthalmologists, this is the first authoritative text on state-of-the-art techniques in the management of ocular surface disorders.
Ocular Surface Disease: Medical and Surgical Management is the only comprehensive and definitive text on the medical and surgical management of the diseases of the ocular surface. The editors are world-renowned corneal specialists who have recruited leaders in the field of ocular surface disease to contribute chapters. For the practicing ophthalmologist, both corneal specialist and general ophthalmologist, this is the authoritative text on the medical and surgical management of ocular surface disorders. Skip to main content Skip to table of contents. Advertisement Hide. Front Matter Pages i-xiv.