Chapter 9. Wound Healing and Trauma

  1. K Weng Sehu1 and
  2. William R Lee2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755266.ch9

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians

How to Cite

Sehu, K. W. and Lee, W. R. (eds) (2005) Wound Healing and Trauma, in Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755266.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917799

Online ISBN: 9780470755266

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Keywords:

  • wound;
  • healing;
  • trauma;
  • ocular tissues;
  • epithelium

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Healing and repair in ocular tissues

  • Cornea

  • Relevance to laser refractive surgery and differences between photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser-assisted

  • keratomileusis (LASIK)

  • Trauma Mechanical

  • Surgical pathology

  • Chemical

  • Physical

  • Non-accidental injury of infants (NAI)

  • The shrunken eye (atrophia/phthisis bulbi)