Surface Ablation: Techniques for Optimum Results

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With Surface Ablation: Techniques for Optimum Results, refractive surgeons will learn efficient pre- and post-op routines that optimize chair time and lead to improved safety and excellent results for patients.

Inside Surface Ablation: Techniques for Optimum Results by Dr. Ellen Anderson Penno is joined by 9 contributors who offer a practical approach with clinically useful tips including patient counseling and post-operative care that will improve patient satisfaction. This up-to-date book is an excellent resource for patient assessment of candidacy for refractive surgery or in post-operative co-management.

In addition to chapters with information on patient selection, surgical techniques, post-op care, and prevention and management of complications, Surface Ablation: Techniques for Optimum Results includes several articles, contributed by leaders in the refractive surgery field, covering a variety of topics including surface ablation in keratoconus patients, corneal cross-linking, and ectasia.

Surface Ablation: Techniques for Optimum Results is a clinically-oriented resource for residents and new refractive surgeons as well as the many seasoned refractive surgeons, general ophthalmologists following the increasing trend of transitioning away from LASIK towards surface ablation for many of their patients.

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Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases

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Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases offer the latest techniques in treating complicated cases as faced by today’s surgeons performing cataract surgery.

Dr. Lucio Buratto; Dr. Stephen Brint; and Dr. Luigi Caretti provide step-by-step approach to facilitate how to assess the patient, perform the technique, and manager the most challenging cataract surgery complicated cases facing both beginning and experienced surgeons.

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases covers a wide variety of topics including cataract in high myopia, floppy iris syndrome, traumatic cataract, phacoemulsification with a small pupil, and IOL explanation and replacement.

Supplemented by more than 250 color illustrations, diagrams, a glossary, and references, all surgeons, from beginner to expert will want this unique resource by their side.

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Imaging the Eye from Front to Back with RTVue Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomogaphy

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Fourier-Domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) is the latest technology available to provide high-speed, high-resolution imaging of the cornea, anterior chamber angle, macula, and optic nerve head. It is uniquely suited for ophthalmologists that treat diseases from the front to the back of the eye.

Inside Imaging the Eye from Front to Back with RTVue Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography, Drs. David Huang, Jay S. Duker, James G. Fujimoto, Bruno Lumbroso, Joel S. Schuman, and Robert N. Weinreb cover up-to-date OCT technology and diagnostic software of the RTVue. It is the first book that covers clinical applications from the front to the back of the eye, as opposed to concentrating either on posterior segment imaging or anterior segment imaging.

Inside you’ll find:

• Explanation of Fourier-Domain OCT technology
• Teaching of scan pattern selection
• Step-by-step instruction for scan acquisition
• Teaching of the interpretations of OCT images and measurements by many case examples
• Interpretation of en face images

Some chapters covered:

• Anterior segment
• Cornea
• Posterior segment
• Retina
• Age-related macular degeneration
• Diabetic retinopathy
• Glaucoma

Imaging the Eye from Front to Back with RTVue Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography is the must-have book for general ophthalmologists, glaucoma specialists, retina specialists, cornea specialists, and refractive surgeons, as well as biomedical engineers.

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Ocular Pathology Case Reviews

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Ocular Pathology Case Reviews is designed to aid ophthalmologists, residents, practitioners, and optometrists alike in improving their overall understanding of eye disease. This medical reference book presents a unique combination of clinical photos and histological images in a consistent case review format, helping you better understand ophthalmic pathology and prepare for rotations and exams.

Focus on diagnosis, clinical descriptions, and histological features with help from a consistent case-review format that simulates an exam situation.
Recognize a diverse range of disorders through 200 individual cases, with comprehensive coverage across six sub-specialty areas.
Learn to connect the pathological aspects with the clinical signs/presentations of each disease.
Pin-point key aspects of every image and eliminate room for error with help from arrows, leader lines, and labels accompanying each image.

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Phacoemulsification Made Easy

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A cataract is the most common cause of blindness worldwide, and phacoemulsification is the most common method of cataract surgery. Specific techniques of phacoemulsification are constantly updated and improved, thanks to the equipment now available to the ophthalmic surgeon, and the skills required to use it. There are a number of large recently published books on the market which deal with phacoemulsification surgery in great detail, but until now there has been no single title available which condenses the required information into a smaller, more accessible format. Phacoemulsification Made Easy has been written by Dr Aasheet Desai and Dr Jack Kanski, the latter being the worldÂ’s best selling author of ophthalmology books. It is aimed primarily at trainee ophthalmologists, but will also be of interest to anyone involved in ophthalmology, from students to practicing ophthalmic surgeons.

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Posterior Capsular Rupture: A Practical Guide to Prevention and Management

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Posterior Capsular Rupture: A Practical Guide to Prevention and Management addresses a nightmare of every cataract surgeon: a posterior capsular rupture. The book details each aspect of the process, from prevention of a posterior capsular rupture to management and IOL placement.
Dr. Amar Agarwal and his contributors, leading international ophthalmic surgeons, discuss the latest techniques in easy-to-understand text and format and include more than 250 high-quality photographs that enhance reader comprehension.
Posterior Capsular Rupture: A Practical Guide to Prevention and Management presents a variety of complicated cases and complications such as posterior polar cataracts, IOL scaffold & glued IOL, sutured IOLs, management of dislocated IOLs, and corneal damage & posterior capsule rupture, to name a few.
Additionally, a video website accompanies Posterior Capsular Rupture: A Practical Guide to Prevention and Management and allows readers to gain a better understanding of the subject. As a bonus, readers will be able to submit questions and receive clinical answers from Dr. Agarwal through the video website.
Practicing ophthalmologists, residents, and post-graduate students alike will benefit from this book’s clear portrayal of this difficult medical issue.

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Glaucoma: 2-Volume Set

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As the irreversible effects of glaucoma can lead to blindness, there is high demand for early diagnosis and an ongoing need for practitioners to adopt new and evolving medical and surgical treatment options to improve patient outcomes. Glaucoma, Second Edition is the most comprehensive text and online resource in the field delivering expert guidance for the most timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma – aimed at specialists, fellows and general ophthalmologists. More than 300 contributors from six continents provide a truly global perspective and explore new approaches in this user friendly reference which has been updated with enhanced images, more spotlights, new videos, and more.

• Get all the accuracy, expertise, and dependability you could ask for from leading specialists across six continents, for expert guidance and a fresh understanding of the subject.

• Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of all aspects of adult and pediatric glaucoma in Volume One, and the latest diagnostic imaging techniques including ultrasound biomicroscopy and optical coherence tomography.

• Broaden your surgical repertoire with the latest surgical techniques – such as trabeculectomy, gonio-surgery, combined surgeries, and implant procedures – in Volume Two.

• Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about stem cell research, gene transfer, and implants.

• Find answers fast thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly full-color layout.

• Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult.

• Stay at the forefront of your field with 10 brand new chapters on trending topics including: new surgical approaches such as trabectome and canoplasty; glaucoma implications in cataract and ocular surface disease; and, updates in the costs-effectiveness of medical management.

• Avoid pitfalls and achieve the best outcomes thanks to more than 40 brand new spotlight commentaries from key leaders providing added insight, tips and pearls of wisdom across varying hot topics and advances in the field.

• Refine and improve your surgical skills by watching over 50 video clips depicting the latest techniques and procedures including: new trabeculectomy methods, needling, implants, valve complications, and more.

• Prevent and plan for complications in advance by examining over 1,600 illustrations, photos and graphics (1,250 in color) capturing essential diagnostics techniques, imaging methods and surgical approaches.

• Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with chapter summary boxes that provide at-a-glance quick comprehension of the key take away points.

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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2nd

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to the Second Edition here have been significant changes in pediatric Chapter 56 by Maya Eibschitz-Tsimhoni, MD, is a T ophthalmology and strabismus since the first wonderful contribution to the literature, as it reviews edition. Great effort has gone into incorporat­ 235 important ocular disorders that have systemic ing recent advances into this second edition. Each manifestations, and it includes a detailed glossary of chapter in the book has been revised, and over half of terms. them have been completely rewritten. In addition to As with the first edition, our goal is to present a updating and revising the entire book, we have added comprehensive textbook of pediatric ophthalmology three new chapters: Chapter 7 on electrophysiology and strabismus written in a clear, reader-friendly style. and the eye, Chapter 1 7 on strabismus surgery, and Our hope is that the readerwill find the second edi­ Chapter 56 on congenital syndromes with ocular man­ tion of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus to ifestations. Chapter 17 is the definitive work on pedi­ be scientifically informative, clinically useful, and en­ atric ocular electrophysiology, bar none, and was fin­ joyable to read. ished just weeks before the untimely death of its author, Dr. Tony Kriss (see tribute in Chapter 17).

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Advances in Ophthalmology

coverThis book focuses on the different aspects of ophthalmology – the medical science of diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmology is divided into various clinical subspecialties, such as cornea, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, retina, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, oncology, pathology, and oculoplastics.

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Essentials of Cataract Surgery

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The straightforward, concise, and easy-to-read reference manual which is equivalent to having the best instructor offering guidance on what to do next and how to avoid potential complications is now available in an updated Second Edition.
Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition comprehensively details every step of phacoemulsification cataract extraction surgery, from preoperative evaluation to intraoperative instruction to postoperative care. The basic elements of cataract surgery are presented in a clear and easy-to-read format.
Dr. Bonnie An Henderson brings together advice and teaching techniques from the Harvard Intensive Cataract Surgical Training Conference at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. The book provides both beginning and practicing surgeons with personal tips and expert advice from leading cataract mentors of top US ophthalmology residency programs.
Inside Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition are detailed chapters covering fluidics, IOL calculations and design, capsular complications and management, and the latest phaco technology, including femtosecond cataract surgery. Each chapter contains a summary box, highlighting the key points of each topic discussed. Additionally, the included images, diagrams, photographs, and tables enhance understanding of specific topics.
With detailed information and expert pearls in a user-friendly format, Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition is perfect for residents, fellows, medical students, and practicing ophthalmologists looking to improve their surgical techniques.

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