The Macula

Diagnosis, Treatment and Future Trends

  • Susanne Binder

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Macular biology, pathophysiology

    1. Peter K. Ahnelt, Ch. Schubert, E. M. Anger
      Pages 1-7
  3. Retinal transplantation — experimental studies

  4. Retinal transplantation — clinical studies

    1. Gabriele Thumann, S. Aisenbrey, K. U. Bartz-Schmidt
      Pages 51-56
    2. A. Lappas, A. M. H. Foerster, A. W. A. Weinberger, S. Coburger, N. Schrage, Bernd Kirchhof
      Pages 57-65
    3. Susanne Binder, I. Krebs, U. Stolba, A. Abri, Hans Feichtinger, Ralf-Dieter Hilgers et al.
      Pages 77-83
  5. Subretinal surgery

    1. C. I. Falkner, S. Binder, H. Leitich
      Pages 85-94
  6. Macular translocation

    1. Eugene de Juan Jr, G. Y. Fujii, K.-G. Au Eong, M. S. Humayun, R. R. Lakhanpal
      Pages 101-114
    2. Sabine Aisenbrey, G. Thumann, K. U. Bartz-Schmidt
      Pages 115-121
  7. Cataract and AMD

    1. Simon Brunner, C. I. Falkner, I. Krebs, A. Abri, S. Binder
      Pages 123-131
    2. C. E. Jahn, Susanne Binder, I. Krebs, U. Stolba, C. Mihalics, A. Abri
      Pages 133-137
  8. Photodynamic therapy and rheopheresis

  9. The vitreous and vitreoretinal diseases

    1. Ingrid Kreissig, J. Jonas, R. F. Degenring
      Pages 181-184
    2. Gerhard Kieselbach, F. Kralinger, M. Pedri, J. Troger, M. T. Kralinger
      Pages 195-200
    3. Ulrike Stolba, I. Krebs, S. Binder, B. Neumaier, S. Brunner, T. Anaoko-Mensah
      Pages 201-206
  10. Therapies for vein occlusions

  11. Examination methods

    1. Guido Ripandelli, C. Scassa, A. Coppè, M. Sciamanna
      Pages 233-237
    2. Almut Bindewald, S. Schmitz-Valckenberg, F. G. Holz
      Pages 239-245
    3. Ali Abri, S. Binder, A. Assadoullina, S. Brunner, E. Harrer, E. Golestani
      Pages 247-252
    4. W. Radner, E. Stifter, S. Richter-Mueksch, Ch. Kiss, M. Velikay-Parel
      Pages 253-260
  12. New instruments — intrasurgical tools

    1. J.-M. Parel, P. J. Milne, R. K. Parrish
      Pages 261-281
    2. Eugene de Juan Jr, R. R. Lakhanpal, A. Barnes, M. S. Humayun, G. Y. Fujii
      Pages 283-285
    3. Ali Abri, S. Binder, A. Assadoullina, S. Brunner
      Pages 287-291
  13. Retinal prosthesis

    1. Eugene de Juan Jr, J. D. Weiland, M. S. Humayun, G. Y. Fujii
      Pages 293-298
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 305-316

About this book


Enormous developments have been made in ophthalmology during the last century. Higher precision and newer instrumentation in surgery as well as better examination methods and progress in microbiology have given us access to much more information about the pathological physiology and anatomy that we are confronted with in our various fields of expertise. As we have approached a new millennium we decided to capture some of these new ideas and incorporate them into a conference where we could share our work and benefit from each others' experiences. This book is based on contributions nd presented at the "2 International Conference on Vitreoretinal Diseases" which was held in September 2002 in Vienna, Austria which focused on the retinal macula. The meeting was very fortunate to have the world's most renowned leaders in macular research attend and share their vast experience and expertise as well as their latest research and results. This meeting followed the "First International Conference on Vitreoretinal Diseases" which was held in Vienna, Austria in 1998, and focused on retinal transplantation and retinal microsurgery. nd After the great success of the "2 International Conference on Vitreoretinal Diseases" an overwhelming interest was expressed to gather all these new and innovative ideas that had been developed in a book in order to give colleagues and students access to a valu­ able collection of the information presented at the meeting. This international meeting was administrated by, Mrs. Tilly and Mr.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Susanne Binder
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Retinology and Biomicroscopic Laser Surgery, Department of OphthalmologyRudolf Foundation ClinicViennaAustria

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