Pharmacology of Ocular Therapeutics

Author: Thirumurthy Velpandian

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319254987

Category: Medical

Page: 535

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This book comprises an integrated review of ocular therapeutics across all relevant fields. It addresses the real-world requirements of ophthalmologists, pharmacists and optometrists, as observed through working alongside these practitioners for two decades. Knowledge surrounding agents used in ophthalmic practice has, historically, been scattered. The book facilitates understanding of ocular drug therapy by compiling all key aspects of the pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutical science, ocular biochemistry and cell biology of these agents. Chapters detail drug transfer across barriers, systemic toxicity of topically applied drugs, autonomic drugs used for diagnostics, as well as anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, glaucoma and antimicrobial therapies, and avenues for the development of new ocular drugs. Applications of extemporaneously prepared formulations are described to inform day-to-day clinical practice. The use of mucoadhesive polymers in tear substitutes, ocular drug delivery systems, stem cell therapy, pharmacogenomics and antiangiogenic ocular chemotherapy are also explored. The book also provides insights from drugs of herbal origin, and a historical perspective on drugs for ocular use. Practicing and resident ophthalmologists, optometrists, pharmacists, nursing professionals, scholars in ocular drug research and students will equally benefit from this comprehensive guide.

Ocular Therapeutics

Author: Ashok Garg

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350903202

Category: Medical

Page: 1094

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The third edition of Ocular Therapeutics brings practitioners up to date with the latest advances in ophthalmic drugs. Divided into three sections, the book begins with discussion on the physiology of the eye, drug administration and the fundamental role of ocular therapeutics. The second section examines the application of ocular therapeutics in ophthalmic surgery for many different disorders and the final section discusses recent advances and future developments. This new edition has been fully updated with the addition of new drugs and delivery systems, covering all groups of drugs used worldwide in different clinical conditions of the eye. Written by recognised international experts, many from the USA, the book is presented in an easy to read format and includes nearly 430 well-illustrated colour figures, tables, flow diagrams and chemical formulas. Key points New edition bringing ophthalmologists up to date with latest advances in ophthalmic drugs Includes new drugs and delivery systems for all groups of drugs used worldwide Written by recognised international experts Nearly 430 figures, tables, flow diagrams and chemical formulas Previous edition published in 2006

Ocular Therapeutics

Eye on New Discoveries

Author: Thomas Yorio,Abbott Clark,Martin B Wax

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080556772

Category: Science

Page: 536

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Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery focuses on emerging areas in ocular research, from new approaches to dry eye to gene therapy in the management of retinal diseases. This comprehensive book features more than 25 chapters of information that will be vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. It is the intent of this book to provide not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also in giving the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. Each chapter features some new aspect of treatment that holds great promise for the future. The approach has been to concentrate on those areas of ocular diseases that are more prevalent. It also features new insight for drug delivery and for managing devasting diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This book will serve as an important resource as it contains a number of relevant references highlighted for their importance to the field. New investigators will be able to obtain an historical perspective for each of the topics and to develop an understanding of the new research directions that are underway. Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery is more than a reference book, as it also provides an important glimpse into the near future. * Contains information that is vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. * Provides not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also gives the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. * Historical perspective for each of the topics as well as an important glimpse into the near future to develop an understanding of the new research directions underway. * New insight for drug delivery and for managing devastating diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States

Ocular Therapeutics Handbook

A Clinical Manual

Author: Bruce E. Onofrey,Leonid Skorin,Nicky R. Holdeman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451153708

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Ocular Therapeutics Handbook: A Clinical Manual is directed at the needs of optometrists, nurses and primary care physicians and provides succinct, rapid access information for most common ocular problems encountered in a primary care setting. It is divided into three sections: Quick Reference, Ocular Therapeutics and Appendices. The Quick Reference section covers such topics as ocular microbiology, lab tests and procedures, pharmaceutical agents, and side effects of medications. The Ocular Therapeutics section discusses diseases, traumatic injuries, and ocular urgencies and emergencies. The appendices provide a summary of abbreviations, conversion charts, case report sheets and important phone numbers. The chapters have been developed to serve as a snapshot, presenting the clinician with the most relevant information regarding the pathophysiology and etiology of diseases, patient demographics, signs and symptoms, lab tests, and recommended approaches to treatment.

The Elements of Ophthalmic Therapeutics

Being the Richard Middlemore Post-Graduate Lectures Delivered at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital, 1889 (Classic Reprint)

Author: D. C. Lloyd-Owen

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780332163468

Category: Medical

Page: 80

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Excerpt from The Elements of Ophthalmic Therapeutics: Being the Richard Middlemore Post-Graduate Lectures Delivered at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital, 1889 N delivering the first of the annual series of lectures established by Mr. Richard middlemore, I am privileged in being able to act as the mouthpiece of the medical profession in this district, in expressing their cordial appreciation of his generosity, and of the service done to his professional brethren in founding and endowing these lectures. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

SYSTEM OF OPHTHALMIC THERAPEUT

Author: Casey a. (Casey Albert) 1856-1942 Wood

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781363687213

Category: History

Page: 936

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Ocular Therapeutics

Pharmacology and Clinical Application

Author: Paul U. Fechner,Klaus D. Teichmann

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781556423123

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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The most up-to-date therapeutic reference available worldwide, Ocular Therapeutics combines pharmacology & the clinical application of medications used in ophthalmology to provide ophthalmologists & eye care practitioners the valuable information needed to treat ocular conditions. Current concepts in medical therapy are reviewed for all common & many rare eye diseases. With this book, physicians can identify the signs & symptoms of eye diseases & administer the most current therapy. Ocular Therapeutics presents many treatment modalities, including new, controversial, & possible future regimens. Many practical tips are provided, such as solutions not to mix, particular points to watch when applying painful medications, & where to obtain rare medications. This comprehensive resource is divided into two sections. The first consists of 10 chapters devoted to the pharmacology of drugs used in ophthalmology. These chapters establish a foundation of knowledge by offering background information on drug agents & medications, as well as their use in daily practice & mechanism of action. The second section follows through with 16 clinically based chapters, providing descriptions of disease entities involving the eye & adnexa, grouped according to anatomical location, & relates a short discussion on etiology with practical suggestions for rational treatments.

Pharmacology of the Eye

Author: M.L. Sears

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642692222

Category: Medical

Page: 738

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Roots of the theory and practice of ocular pharmacology may be traced to the ancient Mesopotamian code of Hammurabi and then to several papyri reflecting the clinical interests of the Egyptians. The evolution of its art and science was irregularly paced until the nineteenth century when Kohler, in 1884, proved the anesthetic effect of cocaine on the cornea, and when Fraser, Laquer, Schmiedeberg, Meyer, and others studied the pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system by way of observations of the pupil. Advances in the past few decades have been nothing short of explosive. How can the student, physician, or basic research scientist stay in touch with these electrifying studies? To help with the answer to this question, the authors set as their goal the development of increased understanding so that the student, research scientist, and ophthalmologist can cope with the latest discoveries. The authors want to narrow what appears to be an ever-increasing gap between basic science and ophthalmology. The basic aspects of pharmacology have been presented in light of the natural physiology. In this regard, while distinctions among endogenous mechanisms, drug effects, and the pathogenesis of disease are to be separately recognized, appreciation must be given to the concept that both the desirable and unwanted manifestations or functions caused by either disease or drugs must very often represent a quantitative change in normal metabolic pathways.

Ocular Theraputics and Drug Delivery

Author: Indra K. Reddy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781566762137

Category: Medical

Page: 587

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Since ocular therapeutics and drug delivery is a subject of interest to specialists from various disciplines such as chemical, biochemical, medical, pharmaceutical, and toxicological, it truly presents a unique situation requiring a multi-disciplinary approach in understanding and addressing various problems. Yet we see that scientists associated with these areas are working, by and large, independently of one another, thus limiting dissemination of knowledge, experience and ideas that would greatly enhance the overall progress in this area of research. Regrettably, the information currently available in ocular therapeutics and drug delivery, though extensive, is still fragmented into various disciplines making meaningful synthesis difficult. Several books are available that cover one or two aspects of the multi-disciplinary fields on an individual basis; however, none is available that covers all of them. The chapters contained in this book are specific to various interrelated areas of ocular therapeutics and drug delivery and are written by acknowledged experts from both academia and industry. The book itself is divided into five parts, namely: (I) overview,basic principles, and methodology; (II) pathopharmacology and clinical applications; (III) chemical/ biochemical approaches to ocular drug delivery; (IV) formulation and drug delivery considerations; and (V) industrial and regulatory considerations. Individual chapters in each section, apart from presenting a concise text, entail an extensive listing of references.

Current Veterinary Therapy - E-Book

Food Animal Practice

Author: David E. Anderson,Michael Rings

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606933X

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Written by leading food animal researchers, practitioners, and educators, this comprehensive guide provides quick access to the latest medical and surgical interventions for cattle, sheep, and goats. The concise, quick-reference format and logical body systems organization make it ideal for use in both the clinical setting and the field. You’ll easily locate key information on preventing, treating, and managing disease in food animals, as well as expert insights on improving outcomes for individual animals and herd populations. Authoritative, cutting-edge coverage offers clinically relevant strategies for diagnosing and managing a wide range of diseases and disorders in food animals, with a focus on cattle, sheep, and goats. Logically organized content is easy-to-follow and provides a practical approach to determining appropriate medical and surgical interventions. Concise, easy-to-read format helps you find essential information quickly and easily. Expert editors, consultants, and writers ensure the accuracy, relevance, and timeliness of each topic to keep you on the cutting edge of food animal therapy. New editors and a new team of section editors bring a fresh perspective and authoritative guidance on caring for food animals. Completely revised and updated content includes new sections on topics such as: Genital surgery Pharmacology and therapeutics Restraint, anesthesia, and pain management Cow-calf/small ruminant production medicine Feedlot production medicine Coverage of hot topics in the field includes biosecurity in feedlots, therapy in organic livestock medicine, and ethical responsibilities in selecting drugs for use in food animals. Expanded treatment options incorporate surgical interventions where appropriate, including laparoscopic procedures.

Textbook on Clinical Ocular Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Author: Renu Agarwal,Sushma Srivastava

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351523411

Category: Medical

Page: 354

View: 6528

This book is a comprehensive guide to ocular pharmacology for trainees and practising ophthalmologists. Beginning with the basic physiological aspects of ocular pharmacology and ophthalmic drug administration, the following sections discuss different types of drugs used in the treatment of eye disease. The final sections examine contact lens care systems, nutritional supplements and adverse effects of systematically administered drugs into the eye. This useful, quick reference text is highly illustrated with more than 145 images and tables. Key points Comprehensive guide to ocular pharmacology for trainees and practising ophthalmologists Covers different drugs for treatment of eye diseases Includes section on adverse effects of systematically administered drugs Highly illustrated with more than 145 images and tables