Refractive Surgery: A Manual of Principles and Practice
Howard V. Gimbel, Ellen E. Anderson Penno
SLACK Incorporated, 2000 - Medical - 301 pages
Drs. Gimbel and Penno provide a comprehensive look at a wide variety of refractive surgery techniques in their new book. Specific techniques are discussed along with preoperative assessments, counseling, and informed consent. In addition to chapters on the commonly performed techniques of LASIK and PRK, there are chapters on intracorneal ring segments, phakic IOL implants, refractive lensectomy, and retreatments. The authors take a practical and concise approach to a wide scope of modern refractive surgery techniques which makes this reference valuable for both the experienced and beginning surgeon.
Patient examples are featured illustrating the fundamental principles of assessment and choosing the appropriate refractive surgery technique for an individual patient. The inclusion of co-management principles emphasizes integrated care during the assessment and preoperative work-up, as well as during the postoperative period. This book is an important source that covers many refractive surgery approaches to help you choose the best procedure for your patients and achieve the best results possible.
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