Comprehensive and clinically focused, Refractive Surgery, 3rd Edition, brings you the knowledge and expertise of leading ophthalmology experts and refractive surgeons from around the world. Together they provide practical coverage of the latest advances in this fast-changing field, including improved optics and biomechanics, improved diagnostics, new surgical techniques, and more. Hundreds of high-quality photographs guide you from patient selection to mastery of surgical techniques.
1. Terminology, Classification, and Definition of Refractive Surgery
2. Corneal Wound Healing Following Refractive Surgery, LASIK, and Photorefractive Keratectomy
Section II: Optics, Topography, Wavefront and Imaging
3. Physiologic Optics for Keratorefractive Surgery
4. Corneal Topography
5. Wavefront Analysis
6. Anterior Segment OCT in Refractive Surgery
Section III: Instrumentation
7. Excimer Lasers
8. Laser and Mechanical Microkeratomes
9. Cross-linking Instrumentation
Section IV: Refractive Surgery Preoperative Evaluation
10. Ocular diseases of importance to the refractive surgeon
11. Patient Evaluation for Refractive Surgery
12. Preoperative Evaluation of Keratoconus and Ectasia
Section V: LASIK
13. LASIK, Q-based, and Wavefront-guided custom LASIK in Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism
14. Topolink Excimer Laser Surgery
15. LASIK Complications and Their Management
Section VI: Advanced Surface Ablation (PRK, LASEK and Epi-LASIK) and Phototherapeutic Keratectomy
16. Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) Techniques
17. SMILE Complications and Their Management
18. Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
19. LASEK and Epi-LASIK
20. Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK) and Intralamellar PTK
Section VII. Collagen Crosslinking
21. Collagen Crosslinking: Principles
22. Epi-off Crosslinking: Techniques and Outcomes
Section VIII: Other Refractive Procedures
24. Radial & Astigmatic Keratotomy
25. Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) and Laser Thermokeratoplasty (LTK)
26. Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments (ICRS)
Section IX: Refractive Intraocular Lenses and Phakic Intraocular Lenses
27. IOL Calculations after Refractive Surgery
28. Phakic and Piggyback IOLPower Calculation
29. Refractive Lens Exchange
30. Iris-fixated Phakic Intraocular Lenses
31. Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lenses
32. Complication of Phakic Intraocular Lenses
33. Phakic IOL explantation, causes and surgical techniques of PIOL exchange and bilensectomy
Section X: Presbyopia Surgery
34. Physiology of Accommodation and Presbyopia
36. Scleral Surgery for Presbyopia
38. Corneal Implants and Inlays
39. Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
40. Lens Filling Procedures
41. Smart Intraocular Lenses and Contact Lenses for Presbyopia
Section XI: Post Keratoplasty Astigmatism
42. Postkeratoplasty Astigmatism: Etiology, Management and Femtosecond Laser Applications
By Dimitri T. Azar, MD, B.A. Field Chair of Ophthalmologic Research, Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, USA
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Offers step-by-step guidance on a wide range of common refractive procedures.
Covers new topics such as management of LASIK complications; SMILE and management of SMILE complications; collagen cross-linking, including instrumentation and applications in keratoconus and ectasia; intracorneal lenses; and multifocal and accommodating IOLs.
Contains a new chapter on Preoperative Evaluation of Keratoconus and Ectasia.
Uses high-quality surgical video clips to demonstrate a variety of surgical techniques.
Addresses initial as well as ongoing management of patients.
Includes tables of indications, preferences, hot tips, and management of complications throughout, making guidance quick and easy to access.
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