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LASIK: Surgical Techniques and Complications, Third Edition is a completely revised and updated new edition to Dr. Buratto and Dr. Brint's best selling text. This new edition covers all of the advancements in technology and technique that have developed with LASIK.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556426063
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 816
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Ch. 1 From keratomileusis to LASIK 3
Ch. 2 Preparation for surgery 9
2.1 Why LASIK? 38
2.2 Upper limits of LASIK 39
2.3 Properative pachimetry in LASIK 41
2.4 Intraoperative pachimetry 43
2.5 Preoperative pupillometry in LASIK 44
2.6 Training the LASIK surgeon 45
Ch. 3 LASIK surgical instruments and accessories 47
Ch. 4 General LASIK surgical technique 61
4.1 LASIK learning curve 89
Ch. 5 LASIK with a nasal hinge 93
Ch. 6 Down-up LASIK with the Hansatome: personal technique 119
Ch. 7 The Alcon LADARVision Laser and SKBM microkeratome: personal LASIK techniques 151
7.1 Interface irrigation and flap repositioning in LASIK 159
Ch. 8 Complications of LASIK 161
8.1 Thin flaps and Buttonholes 224
8.2 Free caps 226
8.3 Intraoperative epithelial complications 228
8.4 Flap displacement 232
8.5 Managing recurrent epithelial ingrowth 233
8.6 Microbial keratitis following LASIK 234
8.7 Infective keratitis in LASIK 238
8.8 Corneal melting in refractive lamellar surgery 240
8.9 DLK and other forms of keratitis 242
8.10 Infectious keratitis after LASIK 247
8.11 Treating decentered ablations 249
8.12 Treating eccentric ablations 253
8.13 LASIK central islands: spontaneous evolution 255
8.14 Central islands and peninsulas in LASIK 257
8.15 PTK after LASIK 262
8.16 Causes of overcorrection 268
8.17 Differentiating undercorrection, regression and ectasia 269
8.18 Corneal ectasia following LASIK 271
8.19 Night glare and halos 275
8.20 Alteration of the tear film following photoablative refractive surgery 277
8.21 Confocal in vivo microscopy to image complications of laser in situ keratomileusis 282
Ch. 9 Postoperative follow-up 289
9.1 Developing a refractive surgery database and surgical nomogram 294
9.2 Confocal analysis of the cornea after LASIK studying anatomy and thickness 298
9.3 Contract lenses: when and where in LASIK 300
Ch. 10 Enhancement and LASIK in special cases 303
10.1 The art of LASIK enhancement 320
10.2 Recutting a LASIK flap 322
10.3 LASIK on the flap: corneal sparing LASIK 323
10.4 Managing small deep eyes and large bulging eyes with LASIK 325
10.5 Inadequate exposure 327
10.6 LASIK for patients with decentered pupils 330
10.7 LASIK and PRK for patients with nystagmus 332
10.8 LASIK associated dry eye 335
10.9 LASIK for monovision as a correction of presbyopia 343
10.10 Presbyopia and laser in situ keratomileusis 345
10.11 LASIK after phakic IOL implant 347
10.12 LASIK after previous corneal surgery 349
10.13 LASIK after previous radial keratomy 357
10.14 LASIK after penetrating keratoplasty 359
10.15 LASIK after keratoplasty 361
10.16 LASIK in PK 371
10.17 LASIK after epikeratophakia 374
10.18 ICR following LASIK 375
10.19 Homoplastic keratoplasties 382
10.20 PTK and lamellar surgery to treat corneal opacities and scars 386
Ch. 11 The Excimer Laser 391
11.1 Eye trackers 429
11.2 Effective optical zone and visual function 432
11.3 Ablation zone, pupil diameter, requested correction 433
Ch. 12 Abnormal pre-operative topography (with Orbscan) and prognosis for surgery 435
Ch. 13 Optical aberrations of the eye 445
13.1 Optical aberrations 453
13.2 Aberrometry and its role in customized ablation 456
13.3 Variations of the corneal profile and the aberrations induced by the flap in LASIK 462
Ch. 14 Overview of wavefront sensing and custom ablation platforms 469
14.1 The Bausch & Lomb Zywave aberrometer theory, application and results 476
14.2 Super-vision with LASIK surgery 482
14.3 Quality of vision after LASIK 484
14.4 The impact of corneal biomechanics on outcomes in laser refractive surgery 489
14.5 Biomechanical effect of LASIK flap 492
Ch. 15 An introduction to wavefront guided refractive surgery: "custom vision" 497
15.1 Comparing standard LASIK to customized LASIK 508
15.2 Standard versus customized laser ablation 511
Ch. 16 Wavefront guided ablations: the Zyoptix System 515
16.1 Results of Zyoptix wavefront-guided customized ablation in virgin and retreated corneas 521
16.2 The early results of Zyoptix wavefront correction in normal eyes 527
Ch. 17 Clinical results with Alcon LADARWave linked to Alcon LADARVision 531
17.1 Customized corneal ablation (CustomCornea) using LADARVision 4000 system 539
Ch. 18 The Asclepion-Meditec experience with Wavefront sensing 545
Ch. 19 Microkeratomes 555
19.1 Various microkeratomes 588
19.2 Nidek MK-2000 microkeratome 590
19.3 The Innovatome microkeratome 591
19.4 Amadeus microkeratome 593
19.5 Moria microkeratome complications 595
Ch. 20 Disposable microkeratomes: the Flapmaker - Streritome 601
Ch. 21 Carriazo-Barraquer microkeratomes (CB and CB-M2) 603
Ch. 22 The Moria M2 microkeratome and LASIK technique 611
Ch. 23 Visx S-3 ActiveTrak laser in situ keratomileusis technique 621
Ch. 24 LASIK flaps with the femtosecond laser 627
Ch. 25 Hyperopic LASIK 635
25.1 Conductive keratoplasty using the Refractec ViewPoint CK System 643
25.2 Wound healing after hyperopic corneal surgery 645
Ch. 26 Treatment of astigmatism 655
26.1 LASIK: treating on the astigmatism axis 666
26.2 LASIK for mixed astigmatism 668
Ch. 27 Treatment of hyperopic astigmatism 673
27.1 Vector planning for customized LASIK treatment incorporating corneal and optical astigmatism parameters 680
Ch. 28 LASIK correction of irregular astigmatism 685
Ch. 29 Myopic and hyperopic LASIK enhancements 699
29.1 LASIK enhancement following other surgical procedures 709
Ch. 30 Treatment of epithelial ingrowth 717
Ch. 31 Treatment of flap folds and striae following LASIK 725
31.1 Striae on the flap 728
31.2 Prevention and management of corneal flap striae 729
Ch. 32 Avoiding complications: the physiology and pharmacology of LASIK 731
Ch. 33 Diffuse lamellar keratitis: recognition and management 745
Ch. 34 Pearls of my LASIK technique 751
Ch. 35 Phakic intraocular lenses: current trends and complications 759
Ch. 36 Posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation and bioptics for extreme refractive errors 777
Ch. 37 Intracorneal lenses in hyperopia 787
Ch. 38 LASIK decentration and treatment 793
Index 800
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