Drs. Terry Kim and Melissa Daluvoy have designed this book as the most effective way to take in the information on the cornea for the entire spectrum of eye care providers. Medical students and residents will be pleased to have this accessible, high-yield handbook during their rotations to familiarize themselves with cornea findings and diagnoses, while seasoned ophthalmologists will be glad to have it as a refresher or quick reference guide to current diagnostic and treatment standards.
Contained within The Pocket Guide to Cornea is the most essential information on the cornea organized in the most efficient ways. Each chapter is arranged in bullet-point style, for quick access to the relevant information, and is accompanied by numerous color photographs to help with recognition and retention.
- Basic examination techniques
- Anterior segment testing and imaging
- Common to rare cornea diseases
- Common procedures and surgeries
Dr. Kim’s clinical and surgical expertise has resulted in continual annual listings by Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in North Carolina, and America’s Top Ophthalmologists since 2003 as well as featured stories on the Discovery Channel and The Wall Street Journal. He has also been voted by his peers as one of 300 Premier Surgeons in Ocular Surgery News, one of the 250 most prominent cataract and intraocular lens surgeons in the country in Premier Surgeon, one of the “135 Leading Ophthalmologists in America” in Becker’s ASC Review, as well as one of the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders” in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today.
His academic accomplishments include over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles, textbook chapters, and scientific abstracts. He is also editor and author of 4 well-respected textbooks on corneal diseases, corneal transplantation, and cataract surgery. Dr. Kim has delivered over 300 invited lectures both nationally and internationally, including numerous named lectureships. He has been the recipient of the Achievement Award and the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Film Festival Award. His clinical and research work has earned him honors and grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Fight for Sight/Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation, the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation, Alcon Laboratories, and Allergan.
Dr. Kim serves on the Executive Committee of ASCRS, the Annual Program Committee of the AAO, and the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Cornea Society. He also sits on the Editorial Board for several peer-reviewed journals and trade publications, including Cornea, Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Ocular Surgery News, Eyeworld, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Premier Surgeon, Review of Ophthalmology, and Advanced Ocular Care. Dr. Kim serves as Consultant to the Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the FDA, Consultant Ophthalmologist for the Duke Men’s Basketball Team, and Consultant to numerous ophthalmic companies.
Melissa B. Daluvoy, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Duke University Eye Center. She received her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College and completed her residency in ophthalmology at George Washington University. She then went on to complete a fellowship in cornea and external disease at Wills Eye Institute. She began her career working and teaching residents at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Washington DC; she then moved to North Carolina and began working at Duke University Eye Center specializing in complex ocular surface disease, high-risk corneal transplants, and pediatric cornea cases. She is Fellowship Director for the cornea department. She also serves as Co-Director of North Carolina’s Opening Eyes program for the Special Olympics.
About the Editors
About the Associate Editors
Chapter 1 Examination and Diagnostic Testing
Chapter 2 Corneal and Anterior Segment Imaging
Chapter 3 Dry Eye Disease
Chapter 4 Eyelid Conditions Affecting the Ocular Surface
Chapter 5 Infectious Conditions.
Chapter 6 Inflammatory Conditions of the Conjunctiva and Cornea
Chapter 7 Neoplasms
Chapter 8 Developmental Disorders
Chapter 9 Degenerations and Depositions
Chapter 10 Corneal Dystrophies
Chapter 11 Ectasias
Chapter 12 Trauma
Chapter 13 Procedures and Surgeries