Leading ophthalmology experts, together with an international team of refractive surgeons, provide practical, clinically focused coverage of the latest advances in this rapidly changing field. Abundant photographs and line drawings offer step-by-step guidance on a wide range of common refractive procedures, and a DVD-included with the text-uses high-quality surgical video clips to demonstrate a variety of surgical techniques. The book's concise and practical format makes it ideal for reference in the OR.
Utilizes a highly accessible approach emphasizing the "hands-on" application of refractive surgery techniques.
Presents more than 400 high-quality photographs-350 in full color-that facilitate patient evaluation and technique selection.
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.
Features a multi-platform DVD-ROM containing video clips demonstrating common refractive surgical techniques performed by experts figures downloadable to PowerPoint for presentations references linked to PubMed and more.
Offers new chapters on variations in surface anatomy/topography and gender differences, as well as age and ethnic differences.
With over 75 additional contributing experts.
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I. Introduction 1. Terminology, classifications and definitions of refractive surgery 2. Corneal wound healing following refractive surgery 3. Influence of Wound Healing on Refractive Surgery Revealed Through In Vivo Confocal Microscopy 4. Corneal diseases of importance to the refractive surgeon 5. Patient evaluation for refractive surgery 6. Preoperative Selection of Refractive Surgical Procedures II. Optics, Topography and Wavefront 7. Physiological Optics for Keratorefractive Surgery 8. Corneal topography 9. Wavefront analysis III. Lamellar Refractive Surgery 10. LASIK: History and update 11. Mechanical and Laser Microkeratomes 12. Excimer Lasers 13. LASIK strategies in myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism 14. Custom LASIK, topography and guided lasers 15. LASIK complications and management IV. PRK, LASEK, and Epi-LASIK 16. PRK 17. LASEK 18. Epi-LASIK V. PTK and Topographically-guided Therapeutic Ablations 19. Phototherapeutic keratectomy 20. Intralamellar PTK 21. Topolink and pachylink 22. Pachylink VI. Incisional Refractive Surgery 23. Radial keratotomy 24. The incisional management of astigmatism VII. Corneal Healing, Corneal Inclusions, Orthokeratology 25. Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) 26. LTK and custom LTK 27. The intrastromal corneal ring for the correction of myopia and keratoconus 28. Intracorneal alloplastic inclusions 29. Epikeratoplasty and synthetic epikeratoplasty 30. Orthokeratoplasty VIII. Refractive Intraocular Lenses and Phakic IOLs 31. Phakic and piggyback IOL power calculations 32. Preoperative Evaluation of the Anterior chamber phakic IOLs 33. Anterior Phakic IOLs 34. Iris-fixated phakic IOLS 35. Posterior chamber phakic IOLs 36. Complications of Phakic IOLs IX. Presbyopia Surgery 37. Scleral expansion and relaxation surgery (scleral surgery) 38. Monovision and near vision conductive keratoplasty 39. PresbyLASIK 40. Multifocal IOLs 41. Lens filling procedures 42. Accommodating IOLs X. Systemic Associations 43. Ocular and systemic associations of ametropia 44. Refractive surgery in the patient with ocular disease XI. Refractive Surgery after Eye Surgery 45. IOL calculations after keratorefractive surgery 46. Refractive surgery for postkeratoplasty astigmatism 47. Combined sequential refractive surgical procedures