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Copeland and Afshari's Principles and Practice of Cornea
Robert A Copeland Jr, Natalie Afshari
Published: February 2013
Edition: 1/e

The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye covering the iris and the pupil, allowing light to enter and covering two thirds of the eye’s focusing tasks.

This two volume set is a comprehensive guide to the latest research and techniques for the cornea. Beginning with basic science, examination techniques and epidemiology, the following chapters discuss the diagnosis and the medical and surgical treatment of numerous different conditions and diseases that may affect the cornea.

Written by an extensive international editor and author team, this manual features more than 1300 full colour clinical and histopathological images, as well as a DVD demonstrating a multitude of surgical techniques described in the book. 


Key points

  • Comprehensive two volume set describing diagnosis and treatment of numerous corneal disorders
  • Features more than 1300 colour images and illustrations
  • Includes a DVD demonstrating surgical techniques and procedures
  • Extensive international author and editor team

Author information

Robert A. Copeland Jr MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Howard University College of Medicine and Hospital, Washington DC, USA

Natalie Afshari MD FACS
Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Centers of Excellence of Duke Eye Center, Director of Cornea and Refractive Fellowship, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC, USA

Product details
ISBN: 9789350901724
Size: 279x216
Pages: 1500
Number of illustrations: 200
Number of images: 1100
Cover type: Hardback
Subject area: Ophthalmology

Medical Students, Ophthalmology Residents, Ophthalmologists, Corneal Specialists

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