Viscoelastics in Ophthalmic Surgery
SLACK, 2000 - Medical - 415 pages
Ophthalmologists are experiencing an increasing need for information on viscoelastics, as the number of surgical procedures requiring these materials increases annually. This resource text contains over 36 chapters covering all aspects of viscoelastics, including their use in the corneal reflective, glaucoma, vitreoretinal and strabismus surgeries. Other topics include viscoelstic materials, cateract extraction, phacoemulsification, and more.
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Chapter Two Viscoelastic Materials
Chapter Three Rheologic and Physical Properties
Chapter Four The Main Viscoelastic Materials and Their Features
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