LASIK Complications: Prevention and Management
Howard V. Gimbel, Ellen E. Anderson Penno
SLACK, 1999 - Medical - 223 pages
Dr. Ellen E. Anderson Penno, is the first text ever devoted entirely to the prevention & management of LASIK complications. Each segment discusses not only management techniques for each complication, but also specific methods to avoid them. Descriptions are organized into sections including intraoperative, early postoperative, & late postoperative, with tables accompanying each section for easy referencing. With the experience of over 3000 LASIK procedures, Drs. Gimbel & Penno give concise descriptions of techniques for prevention & management of a wide variety of LASIK complications. This book is the perfect quick reference for the clinic or laser suite.
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Patient Selection and Preoperative Workshop ll
LASIK Results and Learning Curve
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