Clinical Practice in Small Incision Cataract Surgery (Phaco Manual)

by Ashok Garg, Francisco J Gutiérrez-Carmona, Suresh K Pandey, Geoffery Tabin

This is the first book on this new exciting era of cataract surgery presenting an overview of SICS with a look towards the future. An international team of expert ophthalmic surgeons have contributed in the realization of this manual. The text consists of 57 chapters divided in four sections that analyze every detail on small incision cataract surgery. Describes anatomy and biochemistry of human crystalline lens. The etiology of cataract, its classification and various treatment modalities are beautifully illustrated. Includes chapters on two very important issues in modern cataract surgery; the optical and acoustical biometry and the sterilization. Includes information on anesthesia, topical or non-topical, and also modern anesthetic viscoelastics; the fluidics and various viscosurgical devices which play a significant role in the safety of cataract surgery. Several pages are devoted to the preoperative preparation of the patient, the dynamics of SICS and surgical techniques utilized during the various operative steps.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Garg Ashok
Garg Eye Institute and Research Centre 235-Model Town, Dabra Chowk Hisar-125005 (India)
2. Gutiérrez-Carmona Francisco J
Ophthalmologic Research Institute, Ramon Castroviejo, Zarracin 25-Urb La Berzosa, 28240, Hoyo de
3. Pandey Suresh K
University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Sydney Eye Hospital, Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
4. Tabin Geoffery University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Vermont (USA)
ISBN 9788180612404
Speciality Ophthalmology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10149
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2004
Pages 652
Book Type Professional


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