Refractive Surgery: A Color Synopsis

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Thieme, 2001 - Medical - 228 pages
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Refractive surgery has entered the mainstream of general ophthalmology,
with patients inquiring every day about their potential for the surgery or
questioning the results of previous procedures. Now you have at your fingertips
the first concise, easily accessible guide to modern refractive surgery,
covering all major surgical procedures and offering expert clinical
recommendations on when and how to use them. Written by highly experienced
specialists, the book is designed for all members of the refractive surgery
team, with the goal of turning to it for quick reference and confirmation of a
diagnosis in every examining room!


In comparison to large tomes, this book is designed in a handbook format for easy portability and use, a book you will turn
to for quick reference in any clinical setting. For convenient access to the
basic principles, surgical concepts, techniques, and complications of today's
refractive surgery procedures, there is only one book available: order
Refractive Surgery: A Color Synopsis today!

 

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Contents

Options for Refractive Surgery
5
Refractive Disorders
9
Medical and Corneal Disorders Relevant to Refractive Surgery
14
Preoperative Assessment
32
General Ocular Evaluation
40
Evaluation of Refractive Error and Pre and Postoperative Data
49
I
68
Incisional Refractive Techniques Radial Keratotomy Astigmatic Keratotomy and Limbal Relaxing Incisions
72
Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
105
Custom Laser In Situ Keratomileusis with Wavefront Technology
147
Clear Lens Replacement Refractive Surgery
157
The NuVita Angle Supported Phakic Intraocular Lens
164
The IrisClaw Phakic Intraocular Lens
171
The PosteriorChamber Implantable Contact Lens
178
Experience with the IVI Medennium Phakic Intraocular Lens
189
Intacs Corneal Ring Segments
202

Photorefractive Keratectomy
85
Laser Thermal Keratoplasty
96
INDEX
223
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