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Surgical Ophthalmic Oncology

A Collaborative Open Access Reference

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  • Open Access text that discusses principles and guidelines for common surgeries performed on tumors of the eye and adnexa
  • Written for general ophthalmologists providing oncology care and specialists practicing in areas with limited access to advanced technology and instrumentation
  • Includes chapters on eyelid tumors, conjunctival and corneal tumors, intraocular tumors, enucleation and exenteration, ophthalmic radiotherapy, and ocular pathology
  • Each chapter includes extensive color pictures and relevant video to assist the clinician in the various surgical procedures discussed

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Designed as an easy-to-use, practical guide to tumors of the eye, lids, and orbit, this Open Access book comprehensively addresses surgical treatment and management of diseases related to ophthalmic oncology. Surgical Ophthalmic Oncology: A Collaborative Open Access Reference is an ideal reference for general ophthalmologists, surgeons, fellows and trainees around the world who encounter these diseases in the care of their patients. Notably, this book includes considerations for those ophthalmologists offering subspecialty care in environments with limited access to advanced technology and instrumentation.

Individual chapters address diagnostic indications, pre-operative and post-operative concerns, and provide detailed explanations of surgical techniques required to manage various eye cancer ailments with help of ample illustrations. High-quality videos included throughout the book provide readers with the opportunity to review surgical steps in real-time as alearning tool. Chapters thoroughly cover tumors of eyelid, cornea and conjunctiva, orbit as well as intraocular tumors, while later chapters discuss ophthalmic radiation therapy. The book concludes with a section on ophthalmic pathology which details essential guidelines on relevant aspects from specimen collection and transport, to interpretation of the pathology report.

Surgical Ophthalmic Oncology: A Collaborative Open Access Reference is a unique and necessary valuable resource for ophthalmologists, trainees, and related medical professionals working in underserved areas in providing quality care for patients suffering from ocular cancers.


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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Eyelid Tumors

  2. Conjunctival and Corneal Tumors

  3. Intraocular Tumors

  4. Orbital Tumors

  5. Enucleation and Exenteration

  6. Ophthalmic Radiotherapy

Editors and Affiliations

  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit and Ocular Oncology, PBMA’s H V Desai Eye Hospital, Pune, India

    Sonal S. Chaugule

  • Ocular Oncology Service, Centre for Sight Superspeciality Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, India

    Santosh G. Honavar

  • The Eye Cancer Foundation, Inc., The New York Eye Cancer Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA

    Paul T. Finger

About the editors

Sonal S. Chaugule, MBBS, MS

Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit and Ocular Oncology

PBMA’s H V Desai Eye Hospital, 

Former-Fellow, Centre For Sight Super-Specialty Eye Hospital,

Hyderabad, India

Former- Fellow, The New York Eye Cancer Center

New York City, NY, USA


Santosh G. Honavar, MD, FACS

Ocular Oncology Service

Centre For Sight Super-Specialty Eye Hospital,

Hyderabad, India


Paul T. Finger, MD, FACS

Chief Executive Officer, The Eye Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Director, The New York Eye Cancer Center

Clinical Professor, New York University School of Medicine


Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Surgical Ophthalmic Oncology

  • Book Subtitle: A Collaborative Open Access Reference

  • Editors: Sonal S. Chaugule, Santosh G. Honavar, Paul T. Finger

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18757-6

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-18756-9Published: 17 October 2019

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-18757-6Published: 03 October 2019

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIV, 216

  • Number of Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations, 84 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Surgical Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oncology

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