Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology (Refractive Surgery)

by Ashok Garg, Jorge L Alio

The book begins with Section on fundamentals of corneal refractive surgery, including the preoperative evaluation (incorporating the newest imaging technologies), PRK, PTK, LASIK, Epi-LASIK and femtosecond laser surgery. Also includes new technologies of Presby LASIK and collagen cross linking. Section two covers complications of corneal refractive surgery including the management of DLK, epithelial ingrowth, ectasia and trauma. Section three concentrates on lenticular surgery going into the details of refractive lensectomy with accommodating and multifocal IOLs, the variety of phakic IOLs and piggybacking IOLs for high hyperopia. The fourth and final sections discuss recent advances in refractive surgery.

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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. Alio Jorge L VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Avda de Denia S/n 03016, Alicante, Spain
ISBN 9788184487770
Speciality Ophthalmology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10885
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 494
Book Type Professional


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