Refractive Surgery

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Dimitri Azar
  • Dimitri Azar
  • Damien Gatinel
  • Thanh Hoang-Xuan
    • Print ISBN 9780323035996

    Key Features

    • Utilizes a highly accessible approach emphasizing the "hands-on" application of refractive surgery techniques.
    • Presents more than 400 high-quality photographs—350 in full color—that facilitate patient evaluation and technique selection.
    • Addresses initial as well as ongoing management of patients.
    • Includes tables of indications, preferences, hot tips, and management of complications throughout, making guidance quick and easy to access.

    Table of Contents

    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. Pr

    Details

    No. of pages:
    596
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323035996

    About the authors

    Dimitri Azar

    Affiliations and Expertise

    B.A. Field Chair of Ophthalmologic Research, Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, USA

    Dimitri Azar

    Affiliations and Expertise

    B.A. Field Chair of Ophthalmologic Research, Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, USA

    Damien Gatinel

    est praticien hospitalier, chef du service chirurgie réfractive, de la cataracte et du segment antérieur de la Fondation Rothschild (Paris).

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Rothschield Foundation, Paris, France Assistant Professor

    Thanh Hoang-Xuan

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Ophthalmology, Fondation Ohtalomogique Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris, France