Phacoemulsification

by Amar Agarwal, Athiya Agarwal, Soosan Jacob

The book “Phacoemulsification” serves as a comprehensive guide to ophthalmologist. Throughout the book there is an emphasis on the core advances in the modern cataract surgery. The book is divided into seven sections and 74 chapters. Section one is presented with an introduction to phacoemulsification which describes etiology, history and IOL power calculation. Section two is on instrumentation, medication and machines for phacoemulsification. Air pump and gas-forced infusion, viscoelastics and ophthalmic viscosurgical devices in ophthalmic surgery were also covered. Steps involved in phacoemulsification such as incisions, capsulorhexis, hydrodissection and hydrodelineation were covered in the section three. Section four highlights about the MICS and phakonit. Principle, technique of phakonit for cataract, anterior chamber stability in phakonit, laser phakonit, three-port phakonit were also clearly depicted. Section six highlights about the difficult cases such as posterior polar cataract, mature cataracts and small pupil of phacoemulsification which are described in an appropriate manner. Section seven emphasizes complications involved in the phacoemulsification. IOL implantation in eyes without a capsule is clearly explained with images in section 8. Femtosecond laser-assisted refractive cataract surgery and 3D visual systems in cataract surgery are depicted. Whole book illustrates the step by step approach of cataract surgery.

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Editor
1. Agarwal Amar
2. Agarwal Athiya
3. Jacob Soosan
Editor's Affiliation
1. Dr Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital’s and Eye Research Centre, 19, Cathedral Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)
2. Dr Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital’s and Eye Research Centre, 19, Cathedral Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)
3. Dr Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital’s and Eye Research Centre, 19, Cathedral Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)
ISBN
9789350254837
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11485
Edition
4/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
612
Book Type
Professional

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