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Title Progress in lens and cataract research : in honour of Professor Kazuyuki Sasaki / volume editors, O. Hockwin [and others]
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 181 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Developments in ophthalmology ; v. 35
Developments in ophthalmology ; v. 35
Contents IX Professor Kazuyuki Sasaki, MD: clinician, scientist, leader in cataract research and friend -- 1 Lens and cataract research of the 20th century: a review of results, errors and misunderstandings -- 12 Rick factors for nuclear lens opacification: the Reykjavik eye study -- 21 A review of the epidemiologic evidence linking ultraviolet radiation and cataracts -- 32 Studies on ultraviolet radiation and health effects: ocular exposure to ultraviolet radiation -- 40 Geometrical gradients in the distribution of temperature and absorbed ultraviolet radiation in ocular tissues -- 60 High prevalence of nuclear cataract in the population of tropical and subtropical areas -- 70 Toxicity of ultraviolet radiation exposure to the lens expressed by maximum tolerable dose -- 76 Assessment of ocular exposure to visible light for population studies -- 93 The effects of protective eyewear on glare and crystalline lens transparency -- 104 Evaluation of blue-light hazards form various light sources -- 113 Experimental evidence for interactive effects of chronic UV irradiation and nutritional deficiencies in the lens -- 125 Environmental temperature and cataract progression in experimental rat cataract models -- 135 Morphological differences between lens fibers in albino and pigmented rats -- 143 Heterogeneity of ascorbate free radical reductase in the human lens -- 150 The effect of modification of [alpha]-crystallin by prednisolone -21-hemisuccinate and fructose 6-phosphate on chaperone activity -- 161 Steroid-induced cataract: other than in the who animal system, in the lens culture system, androgens, estrogens and progestins as well as glucocorticoids produce a loss o transparency of the lens -- 169 Water diffusion in the rabbit lens in vivo -- 176 Author index -- 177 Subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Cataract -- etiology.
Lens, Crystalline -- radiation effects.
Ultraviolet Rays -- adverse effects.
Crystalline lens.
Genre/Form Festschrift.
Form Electronic book
Author Hockwin, Otto.
Sasaki, K. (Kazuyuki), 1935-
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 3318008087