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Title Difficult and complicated cases in refractive surgery / Jorge L. Alió, Dimitri T. Azar, Alessandro Abbouda, Amr El Aswad, editors
Published Heidelberg : Springer, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 479 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Online access with purchase: Springer (t)
Contents Refractive Laser Treatment Plan -- Intraoperative Complications -- Early Postoperative Complications -- Late Postoperative Complications -- Optic Neuropathy and Retinal Complications after Refractive Surgery -- Complications of Refractive Keratotomy -- Phakic Intraocular Lens Complications -- Refractive Lens Exchange -- Retinal Detachment -- Choroidal Neovascularization -- Refractive Surprises after Cataract Post-Corneal Refractive Surgery -- Complications of Radial Keratotomy and Conductive Keratoplasty -- Complications of Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments -- Complications of Corneal Cross Linking -- Corneal Inlays
Summary This richly illustrated book is intended as a gold standard for the refractive surgeon. It complements the authors? successful previous book, Management of Complications in Refractive Surgery, by providing detailed practical information on the management of specific cases. Worldwide leaders in the field document a wide range of challenging cases drawn from their own clinical practice. These cases relate to the planning of refractive laser treatment; intraoperative complications when using LASIK (Microkeratome and Femtosecond) and various surface treatments, including PRK, PTK, and EpiLASIK; early and late postoperative complications with these treatments; and a range of other complications that may arise during or after refractive surgery. This book will be an indispensable aid for the refractive surgeon and will assist in decision making when the surgeon is confronted by a difficult case
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 1, 2015)
Subject Eye -- Refractive errors -- Treatment -- Case studies.
Eye -- Surgery -- Complications -- Case studies.
Refractive Surgical Procedures.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Abbouda, Alessandro, editor
Alió, Jorge L., editor
Azar, Dimitri T., editor
El Aswad, Amr, editor
ISBN 3642552374 (print)
3642552382 (electronic bk.)
9783642552373 (print)
9783642552380 (electronic bk.)