Ioannis G. Pallikaris, Dimitrios S. Siganos
SLACK, 1998 - Medical - 384 pages
Ioannis G. Pallikaris, MD & Dimitrios S. Siganos, MD have combined efforts to publish a clear & comprehensive text detailing the history & evolution of the latest refractive procedure, LASIK. An impressive collection of data, results, & information on techniques of current surgeons highlight this reference. This exciting new textbook stresses the history, development, & evolution of LASIK surgery. Together with more than 65 contributors, Drs. Pallikaris & Siganos reveal their personal experiences & specific techniques with this new procedure. This book begins with a historical review & background of LASIK, & new developments in excimer lasers. Intrastromal excimer laser, no-laser keratomileusis, keratomes, & special laser modifications are carefully explained. Drs. Pallikaris & Siganos detail preoperative evaluation, procedure, & postoperative management, & thoroughly review LASIK complications & reoperation. A comparison of LASIK results versus other corneal refractive procedures is discussed & analyzed. This reference concludes with an evaluation of LASIK optics, & looks to the future for new & innovative developments in this ever-changing field of ophthalmic surgery.
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