|dc.description.abstract||The readers are receiving this outstanding book which documents major
advancements in the field of ocular oncology. Ocular oncology services are
typically provided by highly trained subspecialists. However, general ophthalmologists also need to be sufficiently familiar with early signs, diagnostics, and treatment options to ensure timely management of oncological eye
conditions which may progress into vision and life-threatening diseases.
Several years of collaborative work have brought together more than 25
authors comprising ophthalmic oncologists, ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeons, vitreo-retinal surgeons, ocular pathologists, and radiation
oncologists from many internationally renowned healthcare institutions
around the world.
This book was designed to describe symptoms, diagnostic, and treatment
approaches for oncologic conditions. It includes indications, pre- and postoperative care, and surgical techniques required to manage various eye cancer
ailments with the help of ample illustrations. The text provides a detailed
approach to treatment for common and rare diseases and summarizes the key
points required for performing the surgeries. The video atlas, comprising of
more than 20 well-edited videos, is a valuable opportunity to review the
actual surgical steps and enables the readers to understand the procedures in
a comprehensive manner. The learning experience of the user is significantly
enhanced by these easy-to-follow tutorials.
This book is fully in line with the strategic goals of the International
Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) to improve patient’s lives and eyesight by
improving education and knowledge. General ophthalmologists, ocular
oncologists, fellows, and residents as well as students in training will all stand
to benefit from this unique collaborative effort. The truly international cooperation, the open-access nature and availability of the book everywhere in the
world, and this up-to-date resource as a guiding tool in the field of surgical
ophthalmic oncology make it a special delight for the ICO.||spa