First comprehensive textbook dedicated solely to the topic of keratoprostheses and the artificial cornea is edited by two IEEI faculty members

M. Soledad Cortina Co-editors, M. Soledad Cortina and Jose de la Cruz, both members of the IEEI faculty, are pleased to announce that Keratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas: Fundamentals and Surgical Applications is now available on the Springer website:



Jose de la CruzComplete Citation:
Cortina, M. Soledad, and Jose de la Cruz (eds.). Keratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas: Fundamentals and Surgical Applications. Berlin: Springer Berlin, 2014 (2015).

Note that UIC has full text access to the title through the University’s Springer account.

This text is a unified comprehensive source of knowledge about keratoprostheses and artificial corneas which gathers together the technical expertise acquired by cornea surgeons and other subspecialists through many years of experience.  Drs. Cortina and de la Cruz wish to thank all those who contributed to the book, with a special thanks to those in our department:

Faculty Members:

Ahmad A. Aref, MD
Ali Djalilian, MD
Sandeep Jain, MD
Timothy T. McMahon, OD, FAAO
Pete Setabutr, MD
Ellen S. Shorter, OD, FAAO
Thasarat S. Vajaranant, MD

Clinical and Research Fellows:

Arpita Bhasin, MD, PhD
Samuel H. Lee, MD
Sonal Gandhi, MD
Asadolah Movahedan, MD
Lauren R. Schneider, MD


Joann J. Kang, MD (Class of 2013)
Kavitha R. Sivaraman, MD (Class of 2014)