From surgical planning and patient prep, to the latest tools and techniques, The LASIK Handbook: A Case-Based Approach uses real-world examples and straightforward language to help readers optimize results and avoid potential pitfalls. The text is patient-focused rather than technology-focused and 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 each surgical planning, technique and management of complications are reviewed in a case-based contemporary approach relevant no matter your level of experience. This hands-on resource provides... • Practical, case-based format uses real-world examples to promote safe, effective practice, relevant to all refractive surgeons. • Convenient indexes group cases by clinical findings, making it easy to locate those cases relevant to your prospective patient • Emphasis on patient-centered care focuses on surgical planning, preparation, and approach, including the prevention and management of complications. • Coverage of a wide range of equipment familiarizes readers with the latest tools and technologies. • Expert perspectives identify the pros and cons of the equipment used in LASIK procedures. • "Take Home Points" highlight valuable information for quick reference. • 70-question self-assessment test reinforces understanding. NEW to the Second Edition... • Fully updated content describes the fundamentals of LASIK treatment as well as the latest tools, techniques, and tips. • 105 cases (including 30 new cases) cover a wide array of actual clinical experience. • 21 instructional videos demonstrate technique and management available in a companion website • 70 self-assessment questions with detailed discussions allow you to test your knowledge and an interactive online question bank provides opportunities to enhance critical thinking and assess learning. • New chapters on the latest technologies address corneal topography, OCT, femtosecond and excimer lasers and collagen cross-linking written by experts. • New chapters on international perspectives covers LASIK as performed around the world. • New chapter on lens implant power selection after LASIK surgery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Publisher||Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP)|
|Number of pages||382|
|State||Published - Mar 26 2013|
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