Mastering the Techniques of LASIK, EPILASIK and LASEK (Techniques and Technology)

by Ashok Garg, Bojan Pajic, Jorge L Alio, Cyres K Mehta

This International book contains 46 chapters covering all aspects of practical Lasik, Epilasik and Lasek techniques. A galaxy of top International Lasik Experts have shared their experiences in form of chapters for the benefit of those ophthalmologists who wants to start these techniques in their practice. This book shall provide useful practical tips and guidance to every interested ophthalmologist. This thoroughly researched and easy to read book offers a very distinguished team of contributors and a better blend of clinical experiences and basic technique than any other source, providing with the best possible understanding of the clinical issues surrounding every operative situation. This book is a very user-friendly format, a larger and more helpful array of full-color illustrations. The introduction of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in the field of refractive surgery which has impressive results like quick visual rehabilitation, minimal postoperative discomfort, and the ability to correct high degrees of myopia without postoperative corneal haze in comparison with previously used techniques, contributed to adopt refractive surgery among patients and doctors. With the advances made in the field of corneal refractive surgery, new laser machines and techniques, excimer laser surgery provides an accurate tool to reshape the cornea to correct refractive error in a successful manner. New wave front and topography guided Lasik systems, Epilasik and Lasek techniques help to design better ablation profiles for individual patients but also provide among objective means of measuring outcome resulting in improved algorithms for future treatments.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Garg Ashok
2. Pajic Bojan
3. Alio Jorge L
4. Mehta Cyres K
Editor's Affiliation
1. Garg Eye Institute and Research Centre 235-Model Town, Dabra Chowk Hisar-125005 (India)
2. Department Vision Care Klinik Pallas, Louis Giroud, Str.20, 4600 Olten, Switzerland
3. VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Avda de Denia S/n 03016, Alicante, Spain
4. Dr Mehta’s International Eye Institute, 147, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Colaba, Mumbai, India
ISBN
9788180619007
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10506
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
414
Book Type
Professional

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