LASIK: Principles and Techniques
Lucio Buratto, Stephen F. Brint
Slack, 1998 - Medical - 436 pages
LASIK: Principles & Techniques presents accurate, authoritative information from some of the most recognized names in LASIK surgery. Authors & experts Lucio Buratto, MD & Stephen F. Brint, MD offer their own experiences with LASIK, as well as the individual techniques & expertise of renowned surgeons such as Roberto Zaldivar, Stephen Slade, Theo Seiler, & Carmen Barraquer. This text contains a highly detailed, thorough examination of the principles of LASIK. The authors divide the textbook into two sections: Section I examines corneal anatomy, preoperative considerations, instruments, healing process, techniques, complications, & postoperative management; Section II analyzes individual techniques & treatments. Experts offer their personal practices & discuss results with clarity. Specific chapters highlight: LASIK for the correction of moderate & high myopia, personal LASIK technique with a nasal hinge, the intraocular lens, & topography-assisted LASIK. LASIK: Principles & Techniques are an extraordinary resource for the experienced clinician. Dedicated to expressing contemporary views & perspectives from the leading surgeons in the field, this text is a current, informative resource on LASIK. This outstanding text is an incredible resource to learn everything about this procedure. Different strategies provide invaluable knowledge & background, along with over 600 images demonstrating LASIK.
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Corneal Anatomy and Physiology
LASIK Preoperative Considerations
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