The Art of Lasik / Edition 2

The Art of Lasik / Edition 2

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The Art of Lasik / Edition 2

The Art of LASIK, 2E takes you through every aspect of LASIK surgery, starting with the evolution of LASIK and ending with the most complex situations encountered during this procedure. The contributors not onl y detail specific cases and how they were addressed, but also include postoperative results at 3, 6, 9, and 12 months. Covering everything f rom the fundamentals of LASIK, individual techniques, instrumentation, complications, and complex cases, this new edition is essential for e veryone interested in this cutting-edge field of ophthalmic surgery. T en complete chapters are devoted to complications alone.

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ISBN-13: 9781556423864
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Dedication Expanded Contents Acknowledgments Contributing Authors Preface Introduction 

Chapter 1 Options for Refractive Surgery Chapter 2 Evolution of LASIK Chapter 3 Concepts and Principles of the Excimer Laser and LASIK Chapter 4 LASIK Mathematics Chapter 5 LASIK Predictive Formulas Chapter 6 Personalized LASIK Nomogram Chapter 7 LASIK Instrumentation Chapter 8 Microkeratomes Chapter 9 Down-Up LASIK with the Chiron Hansatome Chapter 10 Disposable Keratomes Chapter 11 The Hydroblade Microkeratome for LASIK and Corneal Lamellar Surgery Chapter 12 Preoperative Myopic and Hyperopic LASIK Evaluation Chapter 13 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 14 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 15 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 16 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 17 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 18 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 19 Personal LASIK Technique Chapter 20 LASIK Enhancement Techniques and Results Chapter 21 Postoperative LASIK Management Chapter 22 Co-managing the LASIK Patient Chapter 23 LASIK: Emory Vision Correction Center Chapter 24 The CRS LASIK Study Chapter 25 LASIK Results from TLC London Laser Center Chapter 26 Hyperopic LASIK with the Chiron Technolas Excimer Laser Chapter 27 Hyperopic LASIK with the Summit Apex Plus Laser Chapter 28 LASIK After Penetrating Keratoplasty Chapter 29 LASIK After Corneal and Intraocular Surgery Chapter 30 LASIK Complications Chapter 31 LASIK Complications and Their Management Chapter 32 LASIK Complications Chapter 33 LASIK Complications and Management Chapter 34 Epithelial Ingrowth Following LASIK Chapter 35 Treatment of Epithelial Ingrowth and Flap Melts Following LASIK Chapter 36 Removal of Flap Striae Following LASIK Chapter 37 Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness Following LASIK Chapter 38 Management of Post-LASIK Overcorrections Chapter 39 Topography-Assisted Excimer Laser Techniques Chapter 40 Topography-Assisted LASIK Chapter 41 Keratomileusis with Excimer Laser Ablation on the Stroma of a Free Cap Chapter 42 Case Presentations 



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