Phacoemulsification Surgery

by Rasik B Vajpayee, Namrata Sharma, Suresh K Pandey, Jeewan S Titiyal

This book on “Phacoemulsification Surgery” offers an excellent resource for cataract surgeons at all stages of their careers. A total of 47 chapters compiled in the five sections of this book provide the essential steps in teaching and learning phacoemulsification surgery. These include the preoperative work up, the basic technique of phacoemulsification surgery, the complications associated and the technique required for complex situations. This book is a step to update the current literature. “Phacoemulsification Surgery” is an excellent text providing detailed information for both novice and experienced cataract surgeons. The text covers phacoemulsification equipment, phacodynamics, intraocular lens implantation and focus on surgical technique for routine and complex cases. The text in most chapters is accompanied by tables and comprehensive diagrams that help explain the mechanics and surgical art of phacoemulsification surgery. Superb clinical/surgical photographs are provided, which will be of assistance for the resident in training to understand the surgical steps of phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation. Topics such as viscoelastic devices, anesthesia for phacoemulsification surgery and the critical area of intraocular lens power calculation are also covered, as well as the management of intraoperative postoperative complications.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vajpayee Rasik B
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
2. Sharma Namrata
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
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. Titiyal Jeewan S Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9788180615160
Speciality Ophthalmology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10613
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2005
Pages 376
Book Type Professional


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