Refractive Surgery book cover

Refractive Surgery

Three leading ophthalmology experts, together with an international team of refractive surgeons, provide practical, clinically focused coverage of the latest advances in this rapidly changing field. Abundant photographs and line drawings offer step-by-step guidance on a wide range of common refractive procedures, and a DVD—included with the text—uses high-quality surgical video clips to demonstrate a variety of surgical techniques. The book's concise and practical format makes it ideal for reference in the OR.

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists

Hardbound, 596 Pages

Published: November 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03599-6


  • I. Introduction

    1. Terminology, classifications and definitions of refractive surgery

    2. Corneal wound healing following refractive surgery

    3. Influence of Wound Healing on Refractive Surgery Revealed Through In Vivo Confocal Microscopy

    4. Corneal diseases of importance to the refractive surgeon

    5. Patient evaluation for refractive surgery

    6. Preoperative Selection of Refractive Surgical Procedures

    II. Optics, Topography and Wavefront

    7. Physiological Optics for Keratorefractive Surgery

    8. Corneal topography

    9. Wavefront analysis

    III. Lamellar Refractive Surgery

    10. LASIK: History and update

    11. Mechanical and Laser Microkeratomes

    12. Excimer Lasers

    13. LASIK strategies in myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism

    14. Custom LASIK, topography and guided lasers

    15. LASIK complications and management

    IV. PRK, LASEK, and Epi-LASIK

    16. PRK

    17. LASEK

    18. Epi-LASIK

    V. PTK and Topographically-guided Therapeutic Ablations

    19. Phototherapeutic keratectomy

    20. Intralamellar PTK

    21. Topolink and pachylink

    22. Pachylink

    VI. Incisional Refractive Surgery

    23. Radial keratotomy

    24. The incisional management of astigmatism

    VII. Corneal Healing, Corneal Inclusions, Orthokeratology

    25. Conductive Keratoplasty (CK)

    26. LTK and custom LTK

    27. The intrastromal corneal ring for the correction of myopia and keratoconus

    28. Intracorneal alloplastic inclusions

    29. Epikeratoplasty and synthetic epikeratoplasty

    30. Orthokeratoplasty

    VIII. Refractive Intraocular Lenses and Phakic IOLs

    31. Phakic and piggyback IOL power calculations

    32. Preoperative Evaluation of the Anterior chamber phakic IOLs

    33. Anterior Phakic IOLs

    34. Iris-fixated phakic IOLS

    35. Posterior chamber phakic IOLs

    36. Complications of Phakic IOLs

    IX. Presbyopia Surgery

    37. Scleral expansion and relaxation surgery (scleral surgery)

    38. Monovision and near vision conductive keratoplasty

    39. PresbyLASIK

    40. Multifocal IOLs

    41. Lens filling procedures

    42. Accommodating IOLs

    X. Systemic Associations

    43. Ocular and systemic associations of ametropia

    44. Refractive surgery in the patient with ocular disease

    XI. Refractive Surgery after Eye Surgery

    45. IOL calculations after keratorefractive surgery

    46. Refractive surgery for postkeratoplasty astigmatism

    47. Combined sequential refractive surgical procedures


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