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101 pearls in refractive, cataract, and corneal surgery, 2d ed.


101 pearls in refractive, cataract, and corneal surgery, 2d ed.

Ed. by Samir A. Melki and Dimitri T. Azar.

Slack Inc.


194 pages




Designed for quick reference and sticking to the practical, this text focuses on enhanced surgical outcomes, reduced surgical time, minimal complications and simplification of complicated steps. The articles, which are illustrated by color clinical photographs and imagery, include such topics as surgical planning with corneal topography, wavefront technology, LASIK technique with MK and Intralase and prevention of LASIK complications, phototherapeutic keratectomy, excimer laser correction and hyperopia, irregular astigmatism, presbyopic correction, phakic intraocular lens implantation, cataract surgery under local anesthesia, the difficult iris, phacofluidics and bimanual phacoemulsification and avoiding corneal burns, challenging cases in cataract extraction, limbal stem cell implantation, amniotic membrane transplantation, suturing corneal incisions and lacerations, managing posterior vitreous pressure, and performing glue applications.

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