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Basic techniques of ophthalmic surgery.


Basic techniques of ophthalmic surgery.

Ed. by James P. Dunn and Paul D. Langer.

Am. Academy of Ophthalmology


488 pages




For ophthalmology residents and physicians, Dunn (ophthalmology, The Wilmer Eye Institute-Johns Hopkins) and Langer (ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery and residency training program, New Jersey Medical School) compile this quick reference in which ophthalmologists detail about 75 of the most common surgical procedures and the skills needed for surgical proficiency. Step-by-step descriptions and drawings and photographs illustrate procedures in anterior segment, refractive, glaucoma, strabismus, vitreoretinal, plastic, and trauma surgery, along with discussion of postoperative care and complications. The book is a companion volume to Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery (2006). There is no bibliography.

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