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Immunology of the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Manfred Zierhut

Immunology of the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film and Ocular Surface

Manfred Zierhut

Published January 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781841845685
Hardcover
288 pages
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Evaluating our understanding of the lacrimal functional unit, this well-written and highly referenced text focuses on the immunological interrelationships between the lacrimal gland, conjunctiva, cornea and tear film in both health and disease.MoreEvaluating our understanding of the lacrimal functional unit, this well-written and highly referenced text focuses on the immunological interrelationships between the lacrimal gland, conjunctiva, cornea and tear film in both health and disease.Written by Professor Zierhut, one of the world s leading specialists on uveitis, this important text focuses upon a variety of immune topics including:* mucosal immunity* lymphocyte homing* dendritic cell regulation* corneal immune privilege* ocular surface inflammation* autoimmune mechanisms.Immunology of the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film and Ocular Surface will undoubtedly help to stimulate research on the lacrimal functional unit and lead the reader to new treatment strategies against inflammatory disorders of the ocular surface.