Phakic Intraocular Lenses: Principles and Practice, 1e

  • Phakic Intraocular Lenses: Principles and Practice, 1e
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated; 1st edition (November 19, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556426402
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556426407

Phakic intraocular lenses are innovative devices that provide the ability to correct extreme levels of myopia, nearsightedness, and astigmatism that other modalities have been unsuccessful correcting.

As these devices are increasingly gaining popularity internationally, it has become equally important for a reference to come forward that explains their capabilities.

Drs. David R. Hardten, Richard L. Lindstrom, and Elizabeth A. Davis have collaborated with an array of experts to produce Phakic Intraocular Lenses: Principles and Practice, a dynamic text concerning one of the newest frontiers in refractive surgery. This well-referenced text includes multiple styles of intraocular lenses and locations of implantation, as well as results, complications, and optics.

The authors utilize a comprehensive, user-friendly format coupled with excellent illustrations to thoroughly explain this emerging topic. An impressive list of contributors provides professional insight into everything there is to know about phakic intraocular lenses.

Contributors: C. Joseph Anderson, MD; Nicole J. Anderson, MD; Raymond T. Angeles, MD; Georges D. Baïkoff, MD; Martin Baumeister, MD; Maria M. Braun, MD; Jens Bühren, MD; Tom Clinch, MD; I. Howard Fine, MD; D. Rex Hamilton, MD, MS; Richard S. Hoffman, MD; Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS; Thomas Kasper, MD; Thomas Kohnen, MD; Stephen S. Lane, MD; Anthony J. Lombardo, MD, PhD; Edward E. Manche, MD; Tina M. McCarty, OD, FAAO; Jay McDonald, MD; Alireza Mirshahi, MD; Louis D. Nichamin; Susana Oscherow, MD; Mark Packer, MD; Virginia Piezzi, MD; Louis E. Probst, MD; Sujata S. Purohit, MD; Donald R. Sanders, MD, PhD; David J. Schanzlin, MD; Gary S. Schwartz, MD; Brian J. Snyder, OD; Vance Thompson, MD; Daniel B. Tran, MD; John A. Vukich, MD; Alan R. Westeren, MD; Patricia Sierra Wilkinson, MD; Roberto Zaldivar, MD

As an addition to the armamentarium of other types of refractive surgery, phakic intraocular lenses offer surgeons new possibilities for improving their patients' vision. Ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other eye care professionals dealing with implants will benefit greatly from this authoritative resource on phakic intraocular lenses.

Topics Include:

  • Posterior Chamber Sulcus Fixated Lenses
  • Posterior Chamber Iris Centered Lenses
  • Anterior Chamber Iris Fixated L
  • Anterior Chamber Angle Fixated Lenses
  • Bioptics
  • Phakic Intraocular Lens Calculations
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Presbyopic and Multifocal Lenses
  • Preoperative Evaluation & Postoperative Care
  • Comparison of Refractive Outcomes
  • Future of Phakic Intraocular Lenses

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