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Emory Eye Center Physician Has New Book on Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking


April 30, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center cornea specialist J. Bradley Randleman has co-authored the book, Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (Slack, 2013) along with physician/researcher Farhad Hafezi of the University of Geneva, Switzerland and Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles. The comprehensive text brings together cross-linking theory, treatment, outcomes, complications and their management.

The book provides a comprehensive summary of the cross-linking (CXL) process, including the basic science foundations, treatment protocols and outcomes, recognition and management of potential complications, and modifications of the standard protocol for special circumstances.

Also included within the text are additional clinical applications, including CXL for infectious keratitis and corneal edema, CXL combined with other treatments for improved refractive outcomes in patients with keratoconus and ectasia after LASIK, and CXL in the pediatric population.

Randleman, a professor and the director, Section of Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Emory, received the prestigious Claes Dohlman Fellow Society Award in 2004 for his excellence in cornea and refractive surgery training. In 2007 he was given the Secretariat Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and in 2010, he was presented the first Binkhorst Young Ophthalmologist Award from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. In 2011 he received the Kritzinger Memorial Award from the International Society of Refractive Surgery and was elected to the “135 Leading Ophthalmologists in America” listing by Becker’s ASC Review, as well as being named a “Top Doctor” in U.S. News & World Report. He currently serves as editor in chief for the Journal of Refractive Surgery and has authored more than 60 publications and 10 books chapters.  

Randleman received his medical degree at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock. He completed both his residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in cornea/external disease/refractive surgery at Emory Eye Center. He served as chief resident from 2002-2003.

 

Media contact:  Joy Bell, 404-778-3711, jbell@emory.edu

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