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Editors: Michael O’Keefe (Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
Book Description:
In this book, we examine the current techniques of refractive surgery, and lesser-known areas, and we describe some of the newer techniques.
Our intention is to reinforce our understanding of the basic areas of LASEK, LASIK, dry eye, topography and aberrations. We have added new and controversial areas of research such as refractive surgery to patients with strabismus and paediatric refractive surgery and have highlighted the current understanding of ectasia and its management.
Although refractive surgery is popular with up to a 20 year follow up, little is known about the risk of recurring refractive errors. We discuss this in detail and give our own follow-up outcomes. Many regard the frontier as presbyopia, but as it is a moving target, we still lack the information to decide whether the future will be cornea or lens. We discuss the current corneal techniques such as Inlays and Supracor, their advantages and disadvantages.
Our target readers are ophthalmologists in training as well as those who practice refractive surgery. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp.i-vii

Chapter 1. LASEK Complications
(David P.S. O’Brart, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, England) pp.1-24

Chapter 2. LASIK Complications
(Marco Tavolato and Lucio Buratto, Centro Ambrosiano Oftalmico, Milano, Italy, and others)pp.25-34

Chapter 3. Dry Eyes in Patients Undergoing Refractive Surgery
(Ian John Dooley, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.35-54

Chapter 4. Corneal Ectasia
(Gerard N. Kervick, Mater Hospital, Belfast, Ireland)pp.55-72

Chapter 5. Refractive Surgery in Patients with Strabismus
(Gillian O’Mullane and Caitriona Kirwan, Mater Private Hospital
Dublin, Ireland)pp.73-90

Chapter 6. Pediatric Refractive Surgery
(William F. Astle, Santa Heede, Peter T. Huang and Emi Sanders, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Vision Clinic, Calgary, AB, Canada, and others)pp.91-114

Chapter 7. Intraocular Lens Power Calculations Post Refractive Surgery
(Grainne Brosnan, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.115-126

Chapter 8. High Order Aberrations
(Caitriona Kirwan, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.127-144

Chapter 9. Medical Legal Issues
(Marc B. Guerin, Consultant, Ophthalmologist and Barrister at Law)pp.145-154

Chapter 10. Long-Term Refractive Changes after Refractive Surgery
(Andrea Ryan and Michael O'Keefe, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.155-186

Chapter 11. Corneal Topography
(Arthur Cummings, Beacon Clinic, Dublin, Ireland)pp.187-200

Chapter 12. Phakic Intraocular Lens Implants
(Sarah Moran, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.201-218

Chapter 13. Supracor
(Andrea Ryan and Michael O'Keefe, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.219-230

Chapter 14. Corneal Inlays
(Caroline Bailey and Michael O’Keefe, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland) pp.231-244

Chapter 15. Management of Keratoconus
(Edward Loane and William J. Power, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)pp.245-268

Chapter 16. Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery
(Sheraz M. Daya and Marcela Espinosa-Lagana, Centre for Sight, UK)
pp.269-280

Chapter 17. Corneal Grafting
(Tim Fulcher, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin)pp.281-294

Index pp.297-306

   Series:
      Surgery - Procedures, Complications, and Results
      Eye and Vision Research Developments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 313 pp., 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62808-748-2
   Status: AV
  
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