Minimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery / Edition 1

Minimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery / Edition 1

by Jorge L. Alio y Sanz, Howard Fine I
ISBN-10:
3642028616
ISBN-13:
9783642028618
Pub. Date:
12/10/2009
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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Overview

Minimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery / Edition 1

Many ophthalmologists are in the transition from the traditional cataract surgery technique to the new minimally incision cataract surgery (MICS) technique. They are in the need of updated information on how to make this transition smoothly. In this book, world-renowned opinion leaders present up-to-date information on the new and fast-developing trends in cataract surgery. It reflects the state of the art of microincisional cataract surgery with the concept of minimizing incision. It offers all necessary information on the new technology as well as on the surgical technique. Further, it demonstrates how to handle difficult cataract cases as well as new intraocular lenses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642028618
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/10/2009
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- The Transition Towards Smaller and Smaller Incisions.- MICS Instrumentation.- Evolution of Ultrasound Pumps and Fluids and Ultrasound Power: From Standard Coaxial Towards the Minimal Incision Possible in Cataract Surgery.- Coaxial Microincision Cataract Surgery Utilizing Non-Linear Ultrasonic Power: An Alternative to Bimanual Microincision Cataract Surgery.- Technology Available.- Surgical Techniques - How to Perform a Smooth Transition.- Biaxial Microincision Phacoemulsification for Difficult and Challenging Cases.- IOL Types and Implantation Techniques.- Outcomes.- Index.

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