Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology Series: Refractive Surgery

1st Edition

Text with DVD


  • F. Hampton Roy
    • Print ISBN 9781416030225

    Key Features

    • Features ten entire chapters devoted to excimer lasers of the world that are approved for custom ablation to help you decide when and learn how to use them effectively for optimal results.
    • Provides a detailed discussion of refractive lens exchange, including small incision cataract technology and the development of multifocal and accommodating intraocular lens to help you effectively treat high myopia and hyperopia.
    • Covers the surgical reversal of presbyopia to keep you on top of burgeoning techniques.
    • Discusses wavefront technology for use in identifying optical aberrations and improving your patients' vision.
    • Presents pros and cons and pearls and pitfalls to help you avoid complications.
    • Contains full-color high-quality photographs that add to your comprehension of the material.
    • Includes a DVD of excimer laser instruments so you can decide which ones are best for your practice.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Bausch and Lomb 217z100 excimer laser platform, Sheraz M. Daya and Marcela Espinosa-Lagana

    Chapter 2 Custom LASIK and PRK with the VISX Star laser, Michael J. Taravella, Richard S. Davidson and Scott Thomas

    Chapter 3 The LADARVision system, Ronald R. Krueger

    Chapter 4 WaveLight Allegretto, Simon Holland and David Lin

    Chapter 5 NIDEK NAVEX, Mihai Pop and Harkaran S. Bains

    Chapter 6 Schwind Esiris excimer laser, Diego de Ortueta, Thomas Magnago and Jens Flügge

    Chapter 7 Optimized and wavefront-guided corneal refractive surgery using the Carl Zeiss Meditec platform: CRS-Master and MEL80 excimer laser, Dan Z. Reinstein, Daniel R. Neal, Hartmut Vogelsang, Eckhard Schroeder, Zoltan Z. Nagy, Michael Bergt, James Copland, Daniel Topa and Timothy J. Archer

    Chapter 8 Multifocal cornea, Gustavo E. Tamayo

    Chapter 9 Lasersoft Katana: a solid-state laser for refractive surgery, Matteo Piovella, Fabrizio I. Camesasca and Barbara Kusa

    Chapter 10 CustomVis PULZAR Z1, Tarak Pujara

    Chapter 11 Refractive lens exchange, Mark Packer, I. Howard Fine, Richard S. Hoffman and H. Burkhard Dick

    Chapter 12 Surgical reversal of presbyopia, Gene Zdenek and Jack Griffis


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    About the editor

    F. Hampton Roy

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Medical Advisor, Little Rock Surgery Center, Little Rock, AR