101 Pearls in Refractive, Cataract, and Corneal Surgery

Front Cover
Samir A. Melki, Dimitri T. Azar
SLACK Incorporated, 2006 - Medical - 194 pages
0 Reviews
Looking for quick and user-friendly surgical tips for refractive, cataract, and corneal surgery? Need all of the most important and practical information to be at your fingertips at a moments notice? The updated Second Edition of 101 Pearls in Refractive, Cataract, and Corneal Surgery will rise to the challenge and be your only go-to surgical guide!

Drs. Melki and Azar follow the same format as with their previous edition in that the information is organized as a condensed summary of key pearls and pitfalls of challenging surgical procedures in refractive, cataract, and corneal surgery.

Focusing on practical tips rather than theoretical aspects of surgical procedures, and including clear illustrations of techniques, 101 Pearls in Refractive, Cataract, and Corneal Surgery, Second Edition is a user-friendly, straightforward guide to surgical success. Each pearl will enhance surgical outcomes, reduce surgical time, minimize complications, or simplify a complicated step.

Pearls include practical tips on:
• IOL Calculations after LASIK
• Treatment of post-LASIK keratectasia
• Masking agents for smoother ablation
• Amniotic membrane transplantation
• CK, Monovision, and Blended Vision
• LASIK flap buttonhole prevention and management
• Repairing Descemet’s detachments
• Presbyopic IOLs
• Capsular Dyes in Cataract Surgery


Both beginning and advanced surgeons will benefit from this unique, no-nonsense book of practical tips. Bring 101 Pearls in Refractive, Cataract, and Corneal Surgery, Second Edition into your practice today.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Four Pearls for Surgical Planning With Corneal Topography
1
Four Pearls in Wavefront Technology
17
Seven Pearls in LASIK Techniques With MK and Intralase
25
Six Pearls in Prevention and Management of LASIK Complications
33
Four Photorefractive Keratectomy LASEK and EpiLASIK Pearls
45
Four Phototherapeutic Keratectomy Pearls
53
Three Pearls in Excimer Laser Correction and Hyperopia
59
Two Irregular Astigmatism Pearls
63
Three Pearls in Avoiding Phacoemulsification Corneal Burns
107
Five Pearls in the Management of Crystalline and Artificial Intraocular Lens Dislocation
111
Eight Pearls for Challenging Cases in Cataract Extraction
119
Five Pearls in Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation
131
Two Pearls for Successful Pterygium Excision
141
Three Pearls in Amniotic Membrane Transplantation
145
Three Pearls for Suturing Corneal Incisions and Lacerations
153
Three Pearls in Successful Application of Cyanoacrylate Glue to the Cornea
159

Four Pearls on Presbyopic Correction
69
Seven Pearls in Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation
83
Three Pearls for Successful Cataract Surgery Using Topical Anesthesia
91
Four Pearls to Conquer the Difficult Iris
95
Two Pearls in Phacofluidics and Bimanual Phacoemulsification
101
Six Pearls in Challenging Corneal Surgery
167
Three Pearls to Minimize Postkeratoplasty Astigmatism
177
Three Pearls in Managing Posterior Vitreous Pressure During Penetrating Keratoplasty
181
Three Pearls in Posterior Keratoplasty
185
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

Samir Melki, MD, PhD is the Founder and Director of the Boston Eye Group. He is medical director for ophthalmology at the UK Specialist Hospitals. He is also a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and assistant in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr Melki completed his ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University Hospital, where he was elected as Chief Resident. This was followed by a fellowship in Corneal and Refractive Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he served as Chief Fellow. His areas of interest include refractive surgery, complex cataract surgery, and ocular surface reconstruction.

Dimitri Azar, MD is Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). After completing his residency, chief residency, and fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Azar became Director of the Refractive Surgery Service at the Wilmer Eye Institute (Johns Hopkins University; 1991-1996). While at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, he was Director of the Corneal and Refractive Surgery Services and Associate Chief of Ophthalmology (1996-2003) and became Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (2003-2006). His research interests include refractive surgery, corneal wound healing, and corneal angiogenesis.

Bibliographic information