The LASIK Handbook: A Case-Based Approach, 2nd Edition

  • Robert S. Feder
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469830175
  • ISBN-13: 9781469830179
  • DDC: 617.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 382 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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From surgical planning and patient prep, to the latest tools and techniques, The LASIK Handbook: A Case-Based Approach uses real-world examples and straightforward language to help readers optimize results and avoid potential pitfalls. The text is patient-focused rather than technology-focused and leads the refractive surgeon through a series of real life cases in a progression from the more straight-forward to the increasingly complex with useful take home points in each surgical planning, technique and management of complications are reviewed in a case-based contemporary approach relevant no matter your level of experience.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: LASIK Fundamentals.
2: Basic LASIK.
3: Diagnostic Equipment.
4: Corneal Topography.
5: Optical Coherence Tomography.
6: Flap-Making Equipment.
7: Mechanical Microkeratomes.
8: Femtosecond Laser Flap Creation.
9: Excimer Lasers.
10: The Technolas 217z Platform.
11: VISX Star S4 Platform.
12: Wavelight Allegretto Wave Eye-Q Laser.
14: Management of Postsurgical Problems.
15: Retreatment of Patients After Primary Refractive Surgery.
16: LASIK Complications and Management.
17: Collagen Cross-Linking for Ectasia Following Keratorefractive Surgery.
18: Other Surgical Considerations.
19: Role of Mitomycin-C in Keratorefractive Surgery.
20: Cataract Surgery After Keratorefractive Surgery.
21: Alternatives to LASIK Refractive Surgery.
22: Study Section.
23: Case Studies.
24: International Perspectives in Refractive Surgery.
25: International Perspectives.
26: China (Hong Kong).
27: South Korea.
28: Singapore.
29: Brazil.
30: Germany.
31: Turkey.
32: Israel.
33: Self-Assessment (Online Only).