Cataract Surgery In Complicated Cases / Edition 1

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Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases offer the latest techniques in treating complicated cases as faced by today’s surgeons performing cataract surgery.

Dr. Lucio Buratto; Dr. Stephen Brint; and Dr. Luigi Caretti provide step-by-step approach to facilitate how to assess the patient, perform the technique, and manager the most challenging cataract surgery complicated cases facing both beginning and experienced surgeons.

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases covers a wide variety of topics including cataract in high myopia, floppy iris syndrome, traumatic cataract, phacoemulsification with a small pupil, and IOL explanation and replacement.

Supplemented by more than 250 color illustrations, diagrams, a glossary, and references, all surgeons, from beginner to expert will want this unique resource by their side.

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This text is dedicated to the concept that the high risk or complicated cataract patient can achieve an excellent outcome. The 27 chapters emphasize the pre-surgical challenges of the non-routine case, management of intraoperative complications, and the state-of- the-art of current small incision cataract surgery. Among the topics: the pediatric eye; congenital subluxation of the crystalline lens; posterior polat, intumescent, and rock hard cataracts; phacoemulsification in severe myopia, high hyperopia, astigmatism, and glaucomatous eyes; cataract surgery following refractive corneal surgery, phakic IOL implantation, and patients with uvetis or traumatic cataract; miotic pupil complication; combined cataract and glaucoma surgery; the diabetic patient; and use of intracapsular rings.Contains many color illustrations. Edited by Buratto, Robert H. Osher, and Samuel Masket<-->all physicians (but their affiliations are not stated). Lacks an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556424670
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

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Ch. 1 Cataract Surgery in the Pediatric Eye 1
Ch. 2 Congenital Subluxation of the Crystalline Lens and the Surgical Treatment 15
Ch. 3 Posterior Polar Cataracts 25
Ch. 4 The Intumescent Cataract 29
Ch. 5 Rock Hard Cataract: the Major Challenge for Phacoemulsification 37
Ch. 6 Phacoemulsification of the Cataract in Severe Myopia 49
Ch. 7 Phacoemulsification in High Hyperopia 67
Ch. 8 Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Severe Hyperopia 73
Ch. 9 Phacoemulsification in Patients With Significant Astigmatism 95
Ch. 10 Cataract Surgery Following Refractive Corneal Surgery 107
Ch. 11 Cataract Surgery Following Phakic IOL Implantation 119
Ch. 12 Cataract Surgery Complicated by the Miotic Pupil 131
Ch. 13 Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery 147
Ch. 14 Phacoemulsification in Glaucomatous Eyes 181
Ch. 15 Cataract Surgery in Patients With Uveitis 193
Ch. 16 Management of Cataract in the Diabetic Patient 207
Ch. 17 The Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Cataract 213
Ch. 18 Cataract in the Event of Aniridia or Large Iridectomy: the Use of Intracapsular Rings 239
Ch. 19 Combined Cataract Extraction and Corneal Transplantation 251
Ch. 20 The Influence and Role of Vitreoretinal Surgery on Cataract Surgery 259
Ch. 21 Iris Surgery During Cataract Surgery 271
Ch. 22 Complications 291
Ch. 23 Vitreoretinal Complications of Cataract Surgery 351
Ch. 24 Complications of Foldable Intraocular Lenses 371
Ch. 25 Primary and Secondary Intraocular Lens Implants in the Posterior Chamber in Eyes With no Capsular Support 389
Ch. 26 Postoperative Proliferation of Anterior and Equatorial Lens Epithelial Cells 399
Ch. 27 Surgical Steps in Regular Cataract Surgery 427
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