Phacoemulsification: Principles and Techniques

Phacoemulsification: Principles and Techniques

by Lucio Buratto
     
 

Phacoemulsification: Principles and Techniques, Second Edition is perfect for the surgeon interested in learning the concepts, developing skills, and preparing for the actual surgical procedure. This completely revised and updated resource contains a detailed description of the basic technique of phacoemulsification and the special techniques devised by Dr.

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Phacoemulsification: Principles and Techniques, Second Edition is perfect for the surgeon interested in learning the concepts, developing skills, and preparing for the actual surgical procedure. This completely revised and updated resource contains a detailed description of the basic technique of phacoemulsification and the special techniques devised by Dr. Buratto and a group of highly acclaimed international surgeons when encountering unusual circumstances. Expert surgeons interested in updating their knowledge and enhancing their operating skills will also benefit from this state-of-the-art tool. This definitive resource couples both the authors' and 62 contributors' diverse experience and knowledge to produce a complete vision of cataract surgery. Included within this completely revised second edition are 470 pages of updated material and more than 550 figures to illustrate this procedure. Modern cataract surgery has continually changed since its inception. The evolution of this procedure has been aided by technological advancements, increased knowledge of the anatomy of the eye, and the improvement of IOLs. Phacoemulsification: Principles and Techniques is a necessary text for all surgeons aspiring to improve their surgical results using the latest techniques available.

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A comprehensive snapshot of the current status of a technique for cataract surgery. First Buratto examines the procedure, addressing physical principles, incisions. IOLs, viscoelastic substances, complications, and other aspects. Then 27 specialist surgeons discuss at length their particular approaches to the procedure, and the specific knowledge and techniques they incorporate into the operation. Among their topics are intraocular solutions and drugs, the limbal incision, modified phaco and mini chop, the in-situ phaco fracture technique, bimanual irrigation and aspiration, and folding manipulations and the optical quality of soft acrylic intraocular lenses. Includes over 800 drawings and photographs, most in color. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781556423604
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
519
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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