Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Opthalmic Manifesto / Edition 2

Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Opthalmic Manifesto / Edition 2

by Bonnie An Henderson, James P. Gills
     
 

As the fields of cataract surgery and refractive surgery merge, the expectations of patients for perfect postoperative uncorrected vision are increasing. A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism, Second Edition offers cataract and refractive surgeons a single comprehensive resource on diagnosing and managing corneal astigmatism.
 
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Overview

As the fields of cataract surgery and refractive surgery merge, the expectations of patients for perfect postoperative uncorrected vision are increasing. A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism, Second Edition offers cataract and refractive surgeons a single comprehensive resource on diagnosing and managing corneal astigmatism.
 
Dr. Bonnie An Henderson and Dr. James P. Gills are joined by 45contributors to address all surgical methods of correcting astigmatism, including corneal incisional surgery, laser refractive surgery, and new intraocular lenses. In addition, this Second Edition covers the management of irregular corneal astigmatism and corneal thinning.
 
Sections include:
 

  • Preoperative Considerations
  • Corneal Surgical Correction
  • Managing Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery
  • Correcting Astigmatism with Toric Lenses
  • Managing Irregular Astigmatism

 
Not only is surgical management addressed in this updated edition, but diagnosis of astigmatism is presented with specific attention to new technology and innovative techniques. Also included are more than 200 color images and 35 tables throughout the pages of A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism, Second Edition.
 
New topics include:
 
  • Diagnosing astigmatism
  • Approach and timing of surgical correction
  • Astigmatism by laser keratectomy (PRK, LASIK, LASEK)
  • IOL calculations with previous refractive surgery
  • Marking alignment instrumentation
  • Discussions of innovative techniques and collagen cross linking
  • New intraocular lenses that are not yet available in the U.S.

A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism, Second Edition brings together the world’s experts in cataract and refractive surgery, making it a must-have resource for every surgeon aspiring to successfully manage and treat patients with astigmatism.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556429354
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgments

About the Editors

Contributing Authors

Preface

Section I Overview 1

Chapter 1 Surgical Correction of Astigmatism Mark Packer Packer, Mark 3

Section II Preoperative Considerations 9

Chapter 2 Diagnosing Astigmatism Brian D. Alder Alder, Brian D. 11

Chapter 3 Approach to the Surgical Correction of Astigmatism at the Time of Cataract Surgery Kevin M. Miller Miller, Kevin M. 21

Section III Corneal Surgical Correction 27

Chapter 4 Correction of Astigmatism' by Laser Keratectomy Dimitri T. Azar Azar, Dimitri T. 29

Chapter 5 Treating Astigmatism With Conductive Keratoplasty Ryan T. Smith Smith, Ryan T. 37

Chapter 6 Astigmatic Keratotomy: Arcuate and Transverse Incisions for Managing Astigmatism Richard L. Lindstrom Lindstrom, Richard L. 45

Chapter 7 Reducing Pre-Existing Astigmatism With Limbal Relaxing Incisions Mike S. McFarland McFarland, Mike S. 55

Chapter 8 Minimizing Postoperative Cylinder With Peripheral Clear-Corneal Relaxing Incisions Randall J. Olson Olson, Randall J. 73

Chapter 9 Use of Stromal Pockets in the Treatment of Astigmatism Michael Y. Wong Wong, Michael Y. 83

Section IV Managing Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery 91

Chapter 10 Considerations in Clear-Corneal Cataract Surgery Robert M. Kershner Kershner, Robert M. 93

Chapter 11 Management of Astigmatis in Conjunction With Modern Phaco Surgery Louis D. "Skip" Nichamin Nichamin, Louis D. "Skip" 111

Chapter 12 Bioptics for the Pseudophakic Patient Louis D. "Skip" Nichamin Nichamin, Louis D. "Skip" 119

Chapter 13 Managing Coupling in Secondary Astigmatic Kerototomy J. James Rowsey Rowsey, J. James 121

Chapter 14 Intraocular Lens Power Calculation After Prior Laser Refractive Surgery Kenneth J. Hoffer Hoffer, Kenneth J. 129

Section V Correcting Astigmatism With Toric Lenses 139

Chapter 15 Toric Intraocular Lenses: History and Applications Nick Mamalis Mamalis, Nick 141

Chapter 16 The STAAR Toric Intraocular Lens: Indications and Pearls David F. Chang Chang, David F. 149

Chapter 17 The Use of AcrySof and ReSTOR Toric Intraocular Lenses in the Management of Astigmatism Terry Kim Kim, Terry 157

Chapter 18 Repositioning Toric Intraocular Lenses David F. Chang Chang, David F. 163

Chapter 19 Other Toric Intraocular Lenses Jorge L. Alio Alio, Jorge L. 169

Chapter 20 Correction of Astigmatism With Toric Intraocular Lenses: Correct Marking and Alignment Jonathan B. Rubenstein Rubenstein, Jonathan B. 183

Chapter 21 Correcting High Degrees of Astigmatism Bonnie An Henderson Henderson, Bonnie An 187

Section VI Managing Irregular Astigmatism 193

Chapter 22 Correction of Irregular Astigmatism Ronald R. Krueger Krueger, Ronald R. 195

Chapter 23 Diagnosis and Management of Traditional Penetrating Corneal Transplant Astigmatism James C. Hays Hays, James C. 203

Chapter 24 Reducing Post-Graft Astigmatism Miles H. Friedlander Friedlander, Miles H. 217

Chapter 25 Treatment of Keratoconus R. Doyle Stulting Stulting, R. Doyle 221

Chapter 26 Treatment of Keratoconus: Astigmatic Keratotomy and Intraocular Lenses Pit Gills Gills, Pit 225

Chapter 27 Astigmatism Management of Peripheral Corneal Thinning Sonia H. Yoo Yoo, Sonia H. 233

Financial Disclosures 239

Index 241

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