From surgical planning and patient prep, to the tools and techniques, this title uses real-world examples and straightforward language to help readers optimize results and avoid potential pitfalls. It provides practical, case-based format uses real-world examples to promote safe, effective practice, relevant to all refractive surgeons. 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; and new chapter on lens implant power selection after Lasik surgery.
From surgical planning and patient prep, to the latest toolsand techniques, The LASIK Handbook: A Case-Based Approach uses real-worldexamples and straightforward language to help readers optimizeresults and avoid potential pitfalls. The text is patient-focused rather thantechnology-focused and leads the refractive surgeon through aseries of real life cases in a progression from the morestraight-forward to the increasingly complex with useful take homepoints in each surgical planning, technique and management ofcomplications are reviewed in a case-based contemporary approachrelevant no matter your level of experience. This hands-on resource provides? ? Practical, case-based format uses real-world examplesto promote safe, effective practice, relevant to all refractivesurgeons. ? Convenient indexes group cases by clinical findings, makingit easy to locate those cases relevant to your prospective patient ? Emphasis on patient-centered care focuses on surgicalplanning, preparation, and approach, including the prevention andmanagement of complications. ? Coverage of a wide range of equipment familiarizes readerswith the latest tools and technologies. ? Expert perspectives identify the pros and cons of theequipment used in LASIK procedures. ? ?Take Home Points? highlight valuable information for quickreference. ? 70-question self-assessment test reinforcesunderstanding. NEW to the Second Edition? ? Fully updated content describes the fundamentals ofLASIK treatment as well as the latest tools, techniques, and tips. ? 105 cases (including 30 new cases) cover a wide array ofactual clinical experience. ? 21 instructional videos demonstrate technique andmanagement available in a? companion website ? 70 self-assessment questions with detailed discussionsallow you to test your knowledge and an interactive online questionbank provides opportunities to enhance critical thinking and assesslearning. ? New chapters on the latest technologies address cornealtopography, OCT, femtosecon
|Author||Robert S. Feder|
|Number Of Items||1|
|Number Of Pages||382|
|Publisher||Lippincott Williams and Wilkins|
|Studio||Lippincott Williams and Wilkins|