Key Features

  • Highly practical, bullet points, tables, boxes, practical advice, clinical tips
  • Covers patient journey through the procedure - what goes right as well as what can go wrong
  • Important ancillary material on www.optometryonline.net guidelines, protocols, decision making pathways, videoclips of procedures
  • Highly illustrated and beautifully designed so that you can find the information instantly and at a glance when you are working in a busy clinic
  • Very synoptic but wide ranging in its contents from pre-selection through to post-operative management and referrals.
  • An essential white coat pocket book.

Table of Contents

1 Guidelines, regulations and standards

2 Referral to a laser eye clinic

3 Pre-operative assessment - data collection

4 Pre-operative assessment - eye examination

5 Pre-operative assessment - patient counselling

6 Treatment - the patient journey

7 Postoperative assessment

8 Post-operative complications

9 Postoperative care

10 The future: Will LASEK supersede LASIK?

Details

No. of pages:
172
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702039119
Print ISBN:
9780750688093

About the author

Michelle Hanratty

Affiliations and Expertise

Refractive Surgery Clinic Manager, Aston Academy of Life Science; Sessional Lecturer, Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences, Aston University; PQE Examiner, College of Optometrists; Pre-registration Advisor, College of Optometrists, UK