Ophthalmic Surgery—The Cutting Edge

by Sandeep Saxena

Ophthalmic Surgery: The Cutting Edge provides a comprehensive text combined with integrated visual reference. Cover over the 1525 full-color and black and white figures of the important surgical subspecialties of ophthalmology. This book attempts to update the state of art in ophthalmic surgery in a lucid, authoritative and well-illustrated manner. Most of the techniques described have been accepted and form the background of modern ophthalmic surgery. The value of this book lies in the quality and expertise of the text chapters and contributors from around the globe. State-of-the-art anterior segment surgeries such as corneal and refractive surgeries, glaucoma surgeries, phacoemulsification, bimanual microphacoemulsification, small incision cataract surgery and pediatric cataract surgery have been included. Posterior segment surgeries such as laser photocoagulation, photodynamic therapy, transpupillary thermotherapy, vitreoretinal surgeries and macular and submacular surgeries including macular translocation have also been included. Surgical strategies in uveitis, strabismus, lid, orbit and intraocular tumors have also been presented. Advances in phacoemulsification technology including cold phaco, intraocular lens material and designs, plasma blade, and vitreoretinal surgery add further to this text. Diagnostic tests aiding glaucoma surgery and vitreoretinal surgery are novel additions. This book is intended for the experienced ophthalmologists, postgraduates as well as those in training

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Saxena Sandeep
Editor's Affiliation
1. King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, (UP) India
ISBN
9788180616341
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10572
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
678
Book Type
Professional

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