Chapter 6. Biofilm-Related Infections in Ophthalmology

  1. Tamilvanan Shunmugaperumal

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch6

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

How to Cite

Shunmugaperumal, T. (2010) Biofilm-Related Infections in Ophthalmology, in Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470479964

Online ISBN: 9780470640463

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Keywords:

  • biofilm-related infections in human organs - biofilm-related infections in ophthalmology;
  • ocular infections and ocular Chlamydial infections;
  • microbial adhesion and IOL - postoperative endophthalmitis, serious sight-threatening complication of intraocular surgery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure of the Eye

  • Ocular Infections

  • Bacterial Infections

  • Blepharitis

  • Bacterial Keratitis

  • Conjunctivitis

  • Hyper-Acute Bacterial Conjunctivitis

  • Chronic Bacterial Conjunctivitis

  • Ocular Chlamydial Infections

  • Endophthalmitis

  • Ocular Implants and Postoperative Endophthalmitis

  • Phakic, Aphakic, and Pseudophakic IOLs

  • Accommodative IOLs

  • Microbial Adhesion and IOL: In Vitro and In Vivo Studies

  • Contact Lens

  • Miscellaneous Biofilm-Mediated Ocular Infections

  • Scleral Buckle Infections

  • References