Genetic Diseases of the Eye (Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics #61) (Hardcover)

By Elias I. Traboulsi MD

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780195326147, 923pp.

Publication Date: December 29, 2011

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This highly anticipated new edition brings together an expert group of authors to provide a comprehensive, systematic resource on genetic diseases of the eye. This richly illustrated title covers areas such as: malformations; refractive errors, the cornea, glaucoma and cataracts; retina and the optic nerve; eye movement disorders, and systemic disease of the eye. The new edition remains grounded in a sound clinical approach to the patient with a genetic disease that affects the eye.

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About the Author

Head of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and the Director of the Center for Genetic Eye Diseases at The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute. He is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case University and Director of the Ophthalmology Residency Program at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also serves as Vice-Chairman for Education at the Cole Eye Institute and Chairman of Graduate Medical Education at the Cleveland Clinic. He is Past President of The International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma and its current executive vice-president. He has been the Editor-In-Chief of Ophthalmic Genetics sine 1992. He has authored more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters.