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Title The LASIK handbook : a case-based approach / editor, Robert S. Feder
Edition Second edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (362 pages)
Contents Section I. LASIK fundamentals -- 1. Basic LASIK / Robert S. Feder -- section II. Diagnostic equipment -- 2. Corneal topography / Robert S. Feder -- 3. Optical coherence tomography / Robert Weisenthal -- section III. Flap-making equipment -- 4. The microkeratomes / David Hardten, Robert S. Feder -- 5. Femtosecond lasers for LASIK flap creation / Paul Bryar -- section IV. Excimer lasers -- 6. The Technolas 217z platform / Robert Weisenthal -- 7. VISX Star S4 platform / Coleman Kraff -- 8. WaveLight allegretto wave Eye-Q laser / Jonathan Rubenstein, Vanee Virasch -- 9. Schwind AMARIS systems / Diego de Ortueta and Thomas Magnago -- section V. Management of postsurgical problems -- 10. Retreatment of patients after primary refractive surgery / Michael Rosenberg -- 11. LASIK complications and management / Christopher J. Rapuano -- 12. Collagen cross-linking for ectasia following keratorefractive surgery / Gregor Wollensak, Frederik Raiskup, Eberhard Spoerl -- section VI. Other surgical considerations -- 13. Role of mitomycin C in keratorefractive surgery / Parag Majmudar -- 14. Cataract surgery after keratorefractive surgery / Christopher J. Rapuano -- 15. Alternatives to LASIK surgery / Lawrence Gans -- section VII. Study section -- 16. Case studies -- section VIII. International perspectives in refractive surgery -- chapter 17. International perspectives -- section IX. Self-assessment (online only) -- section X. Video library (online only)
Summary This patient-focused guide to LASIK eye surgery 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 surgical planning, technique and management of complications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Eye -- Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
LASIK (Eye surgery) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Feder, Robert S.
ISBN 1451172842
9781451172843 (alk. paper)