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A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto

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Book Details
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Published: 2003-08-12
  • Edition: 1st

A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto is a comprehensive text dealing with the surgical correction of astigmatism. Cataract and refractive surgeons seeking to refine their corrective procedures will benefit greatly from the state-of-the-art techniques presented. General ophthalmologists will also find this text useful as a reference for learning the basics of managing astigmatism.

Toric IOLs, laser and incisional techniques, and upcoming toric IOL technology are examples of the procedures profiled and analyzed. Extensive outcomes data and thought-provoking case presentations offer readers the opportunity to analyze proper procedures on a case-by-case basis.

A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto provides an in-depth analysis of the latest advancements in refractive surgery and the resulting techniques that are now available. This essential manual is perfect for every surgeon desiring to effectively manage and treat patients with astigmatism.

Dr. Gills has assembled a group of highly skilled cataract and refractive surgeons to produce this innovative text. Their breadth of experience includes the development of new surgical techniques that continually expand the variety of corrective options available for patients with astigmatism.

Topics Include:

  • Correction of astigmatism at the time of cataract and clear lens replacement surgery.
  • Innovative techniques for the correction and management of refractive challenges including irregular astigmatism caused by keratoconus, pterygia, and PKP.
  • Techniques for addressing primary astigmatism in refractive surgery patients.