Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Opthalmic Manifesto / Edition 2 by Bonnie An Henderson, James P. Gills | | 9781617114908 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto, Second Edition

A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto, Second Edition

by Bonnie An Henderson
     
 

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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 45 contributors to address all surgical methods of correcting astigmatism, including corneal incisional surgery,

Overview

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 45 contributors 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617114908
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/15/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
22 MB
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