Refractive Surgery E-Book , 3rd Edition

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By Dimitri T. Azar, MD
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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.

Key Features
  • 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.
ISBN 9780323551168-vst
Author Informaiton 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
Table of Content

Section I: Introduction

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

23. Orthokeratology

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

35. Monovision

36. Scleral Surgery for Presbyopia

37. PresbyLASIK

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

Publication Date 09-01-2019
Pages 608

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