LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomileusis): Fundamentals, Surgical Techniques, and Complications

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Dimitri T. Azar, Douglas Koch
CRC Press, Nov 26, 2002 - Medical - 528 pages
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LASIK is a timely and authoritative source for refractive, corneal, and cataract surgeons; ophthalmologists; optometrists; ophthalmic surgeons; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical students in these disciplines. This guide emphasizes the latest tools and step-by-step procedures to increase the safety, predictability, and long-term stability of LASIK procedures.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Refractive Errors and Their Treatment
1
Chapter 2 History of LASIK
21
Chapter 3 Lasers in LASIK
39
Chapter 4 Microkeratomes
57
Chapter 5 Adjunctive Instrumentation in LASIK
71
Chapter 6 LASIK Indications Contraindications and Preoperative Evaluation
91
Chapter 7 Preoperative Optical Considerations in LASIK
101
Chapter 8 Corneal Topography and LASIK Applications
111
Chapter 20 LASIK for Hyperopia Hyperopic Astigmatism and Presbyopia
285
Chapter 21 LASIK Retreatments
297
Chapter 22 LASIK Following Radial Keratotomy and Photorefractive Keratectomy
313
Chapter 23 LASIK After Penetrating Keratoplasty
319
Chapter 24 Bioptics
329
Chapter 25 LASIK and Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments ICRS
335
Chapter 26 Intraoperative Complications
351
Chapter 27 Postoperative Complications of LASIK
365

Chapter 9 Wavefront Technology and LASIK Applications
139
Chapter 10 Preoperative Considerations
153
Chapter 11 Corneal Stability and Biomechanics after LASIK
163
Chapter 12 LASIK Techniques
175
Chapter 13 Microkeratomes and Laser Settings
189
Chapter 14 Centration of LASIK Procedures
199
Chapter 15 Surgical Caveats for Managing Difficult Intraoperative Situations
229
Chapter 16 Bilateral Simultaneous LASIK
243
Chapter 17 Postoperative Management Protocols for Uncomplicated LASIK Procedures
255
Chapter 18 Visual Outcomes After Primary LASIK
265
Chapter 19 Quality of Vision After LASIK
277
Chapter 28 Optical Aberrations After LASIK
387
Chapter 29 Posterior Segment Complications of LASIK
397
Chapter 30 Management of Topographical Irregularities Following LASIK
403
Chapter 31 LASIK and TopoLink for Irregular Astigmatism
421
Chapter 32 Management of Flap Complications in LASIK
431
Chapter 33 Management of Interlamellar Epithelium
463
Chapter 34 Management of Infections Inflammation and Lamellar Keratitis After LASIK
477
Chapter 35 The Future of LASIK
491
Index
495
Back Cover
507
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