Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jolanda D. F. de Groot-Mijnes
    Pages 1-18
  3. Khalid F. Tabbara
    Pages 19-35
  4. Moncef Khairallah, Sonia Attia
    Pages 37-43
  5. Khalid F. Tabbara
    Pages 45-49
  6. Moncef Khairallah, Rim Kahloun
    Pages 51-61
  7. Khalid F. Tabbara
    Pages 63-72
  8. Khalid F. Tabbara, Charbel T. Bou Chacra
    Pages 73-93
  9. Samir S. Shoughy, Khalid F. Tabbara
    Pages 95-101
  10. Ahmed M. Abu El-Asrar, Marwan Abouammoh, Hani S. Al-Mezaine
    Pages 103-118
  11. Sonia Zaouali, Rim Kahloun, Moncef Khairallah
    Pages 119-123
  12. Bechir Jelliti, Imen Khairallah-Ksiaa, Riadh Messaoud
    Pages 125-133
  13. Moncef Khairallah, Rim Kahloun
    Pages 135-154
  14. Hani S. Al-Mezaine, Marwan Abouammoh, Ahmed M. Abu El-Asrar
    Pages 155-159
  15. Marwan A. Abouammoh, Hani S. Al-Mezaine, Ahmed M. Abu El-Asrar
    Pages 161-167
  16. Moncef Khairallah, Salim Ben Yahia, Sana Khochtali
    Pages 169-180
  17. Hani S. Al-Mezaine, Ahmed M. Abu El-Asrar
    Pages 181-194

About this book


Ocular infections remain an important cause of ocular morbidity and loss of vision, yet many are preventable or curable. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment help in the control of such infectious disorders and the prevention of blindness. There are many infectious diseases of the eye and adnexa, and knowledge of their diagnosis and management is essential to an optimal therapeutic outcome.  

This book provides the practitioner with the important information required to ensure appropriate diagnosis and management of ocular infectious diseases. Specific clinical signs and symptoms are outlined, and the role of specific diagnostic tests, including molecular biology techniques, is explained. All of the most common microorganisms are considered and current knowledge on the antimicrobial therapy of ocular infections is clearly summarized. Ocular Infections will be a great help to physicians as a guide to the care of patients with ocular infectious diseases.


Eye infections Infectious uveitis Microbial blepharitis Microbial conjunctivitis Microbial keratitis

Editors and affiliations

  • Khalid F. Tabbara
    • 1
  • Ahmed M. Abu El-Asrar
    • 2
  • Moncef Khairallah
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyThe Eye CenterRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyKing Abdulaziz University HospitalRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyFattouma Bourguiba University HospitalMonastirTunisia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-43980-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-43981-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-3212
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-890X
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