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Refractive Eye Surgery

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Refractive Eye Surgery by Leo D. Bores
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The new second edition of Refractive Eye Surgery provides a comprehensive text on the history, evolution, and current status of refractive eye surgery, written entirely by one author, a pioneer in the field. Surgical methods and patient workup are included in separate chapters describing each surgical technique. Among the surgeries described are lamellar, laser, and intraocular refractive surgery, radial keratotomy, surgery for astigmatism, and scleral shortening. The book also discusses complications, shortcomings of techniques, and results of surgery. Extensive colour illustrations describing the techniques, as well as the optical properties of the cornea and its surface topography make this a valuable surgical atlas. Methods of measuring and analyzing the corneal surface, the derivation of the corneal shape factor, and base topics such as ametropia, myopia, hyperopia, and astimatism are also covered.

Table of Contents

ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgments1. Introduction to Second Edition2. The Nature of Ametropia3. Light, Optics, and Refractive Surgery4. Anatomy and Physiology of Corneal Wound Healing5. Patient Workup6. Topography--The Fine Art of Corneal Surface Measurement7. The Beginning and the Evolution of Radial Keratotomy8. Instrumentation and Technique of Radial Keratotomy9. Surgical Management of Astigmatism10. Lamellar Refractive Surgery11. Laser Refractive Surgery12. Intraocular Refractive Surgery13. Scleral Reinforcement14. Surgery for Hyperopia15. Adverse Events Associated with Refractive SurgeryEpilogue--Dealing with the ExtremesIndex
Release date NZ
February 21st, 2001
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
1115
Imprint
Blackwell Science Inc.
Pages
592
Dimensions
216x279x37
ISBN-13
9780632043644
Product ID
3075594

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