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Corneal Healing Responses To Injuries And Refractive Surgeries

Author : Teruo Nishida
ISBN : 9062991572
Genre : Cornea
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PrefaceThe Santen International Symposium "Corneal Healing Responses to Injuries and Refractive Surgeries", was held to bring together those working in the field of corneal disorders and refractive surgeries to provide them with a forum in which the latest developments could be presented and discussed. Over the last decade, the crystal clear and transparent corneas have been challenged by various types of surgical insult to correct refractive errors. These Proceedings provide a comprehensive coverage of the material covered in this Symposium, allowing the reader to remain up-to-date on the lat.

Cornea And Refractive Surgery

Author : New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology. Session
ISBN : 9062991408
Genre : Cornea
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Preface From Friday morning, February 21, 1997, through Sunday, February 23, at noon, members and guests of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology heard presentations and discussions of the latest techniques and trends in the study of corneal diseases and surgery, including refractive surgery. This was the subject of the. Forty- Sixth Annual Symposium of the Academy. The speakers comprised a group of eight clinician-surgeons with a wealth of experience and a well-respected talent for innovation in their areas of expertise. From trends in bacterial keratitis to ocular surface disease and healing to the latest opinions on anterior segment reconstruction and refractive surgery, the topics covered were diverse and timely. Especially interesting were the discussions generated by the panelists' presentations and by the question and answer sessions. The demands placed on the speakers at the Annual Meeting of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology are large and multiple, and probably greater than for most other educational conferences. Each speaker commits to preparing several lectures and usually a panel discussion for presentation, and all speakers are asked to participate in the panel discussions and question and answer periods. The topics are chosen by the program committee, and we sometimes ask speakers to present a subject that is not in their area of research or primary interest. This usually means researching and preparing a completely new lecture. And last, but not least, all speakers commit to preparing chapters and completing panel discussions for this book. And these duties are added to already busy practice and speaking schedules; in fact, the speakers are selected because they have new ideas and useful things to say that everyone wishes to hear. Not all invited speakers are up to the task, but this year we were fortunate that all of our first choices accepted the challenge. Because of the rapidity of change in both refractive surgery and anterior segment treatment, we have attempted to provide the transactions as rapidly as possible. This urgency has again added more demands on the time and energy of the speakers. And this group of authors has responded admirably to our requests. Because of their efforts the reader can use this publication as an update and as a gauge to his/her present practice guidelines. I wish to thank all eight speaker/authors for their efforts on behalf of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology and the readers of this publication. The information presented here was put on paper by the authors, but we readers are the ones who benefit. In addition, they have added to a forty-year tradition of publications by the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology. I hope that readers consider this book as timely and as useful as previous issues of the Transactions. I also wish to thank Monica L. Monica, MD, President of the NOAO, and the Executive Committee for supporting the program and this publication. As always, a considerable amount of time and effort came from Emily Busby, executive secretary of the NOAO, and my thanks go to her, as well. Lastly, Marguerite McDonald, MD, deserves much credit in the organization of the meeting and the program. Her knowledge and experience were truly indispensable. Daniel A. Long, MD

Refractive Surface Ablation

Author : Paolo Vinciguerra
ISBN : 1556427131
Genre : Medical
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With surface treatments gaining in popularity, a book that addresses in-depth analysis of the latest advancements is essential. This title offers step-by-step information on everything from the patient selection process to performing the procedures to patient management.

Smolin And Thoft S The Cornea

Author : Gilbert Smolin
ISBN : 0781742064
Genre : Medical
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Smolin and Thoft’s The Cornea is often praised as the best available source of information on corneal and external diseases. This new edition, with its greatly expanded color atlas section, continues to provide guidance on diagnosing and managing problems associated with the cornea. It is now fully updated and contains additional information on corneal surgery, refractive surgery, and stem cell grafting, and a new chapter on optical and therapeutic contact lenses.

Ocular Disease Mechanisms And Management E Book

Author : Leonard A Levin
ISBN : 9780702047411
Genre : Medical
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Ocular Disease—a newly introduced companion volume to the classic Adler’s Physiology of the Eye—correlates basic science and clinical management to describe the how and why of eye disease processes and the related best management protocols. Editors Leonard A. Levin and Daniel M. Albert—two of the world’s leading ophthalmic clinician-scientists—have recruited as contributors the most expert and experienced authorities available in each of the major areas of ophthalmic disease specific to ophthalmology: retina, cornea, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, and more. The concise chapter structure features liberal use of color—with 330 full-color line artworks, call-out boxes, summaries, and schematics for easy navigation and understanding. This comprehensive resource provides you with a better and more practical understanding of the science behind eye disease and its relation to treatment. Covers all areas of disease in ophthalmology including retina, cornea, cataract, glaucoma, and uveitis for the comprehensive information you need for managing clinical cases. Presents a unique and pragmatic blend of necessary basic science and clinical application to serve as a clinical guide to understanding the cause and rational management of ocular disease. Features 330 full-color line artworks that translate difficult concepts and discussions into concise schematics for improved understanding and comprehension. Provides the expert advice of internationally recognized editors with over 40 years of experience together with a group of world class contributors in basic science and clinical ophthalmology.

Immune Modulation And Anti Inflammatory Therapy In Ocular Disorders

Author : Uwe Pleyer
ISBN : 9783642543500
Genre : Medical
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These guidelines, compiled by a panel of clinicians and scientists with a high level of expertise, aim to provide readers with the most up-to-date and comprehensive instructions on the treatment and prevention of ocular inflammation. All of the recommendations are explicitly linked to supporting evidence and graded according to the strength of that evidence and the editors have made every effort to ensure that chapters are of a consistently high methodological quality. The guidelines for each treatment include dose and the frequency and mode of delivery. Significant side-effects of treatment are identified and distinguished from those of the disease in question. Suggestions are presented for the prevention both of the disease itself and of the treatment-related complications. In addition, likely future directions in treatment and prevention are identified. These guidelines will be of great practical value for all clinicians and clinical scientists with an interest in the subject.

Ocular Therapeutics

Author : Thomas Yorio
ISBN : 0080556779
Genre : Science
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Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery focuses on emerging areas in ocular research, from new approaches to dry eye to gene therapy in the management of retinal diseases. This comprehensive book features more than 25 chapters of information that will be vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. It is the intent of this book to provide not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also in giving the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. Each chapter features some new aspect of treatment that holds great promise for the future. The approach has been to concentrate on those areas of ocular diseases that are more prevalent. It also features new insight for drug delivery and for managing devasting diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This book will serve as an important resource as it contains a number of relevant references highlighted for their importance to the field. New investigators will be able to obtain an historical perspective for each of the topics and to develop an understanding of the new research directions that are underway. Ocular Therapeutics: Eye on New Discovery is more than a reference book, as it also provides an important glimpse into the near future. * Contains information that is vital for ocular investigators and ophthalmologists bringing them new information on promising therapeutics. * Provides not only information on current approaches to treatment, but also gives the reader a greater understanding as to what may become available for treating a number of important eye diseases. * Historical perspective for each of the topics as well as an important glimpse into the near future to develop an understanding of the new research directions underway. * New insight for drug delivery and for managing devastating diseases, such as macula edema and glaucoma, two of the leading causes of blindness in the United States

Refractive Surgery Nightmares

Author : Amar Agarwal
ISBN : 1556427883
Genre : Medical
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Even the most experienced refractive surgeon can encounter stressful situations in the operating room. Be prepared to manage unavoidable and challenging complications with Refractive Surgery Nightmares: Conquering Refractive Surgery Catastrophes by your side. Dr. Amar Agarwal, along with contributions from 67 of today’s leading refractive surgery experts, explains all there is to know about refractive surgery techniques in Refractive Surgery Nightmares to help you stay in control when facing unique surgical challenges. Refractive Surgery Nightmares provides surgeons with a solid understanding of preoperative examinations, surface ablation procedures, LASIK, and lens based surgeries and the tricky situations that can arise and turn into every surgeon’s worst nightmare. Refractive Surgery Complications Include: • DLK and corneal infections • Topographic and wavefront aberrometry disasters • Femtosecond laser complications • Post LASIK Ectasia • Decentered ablations • Iatrogenic keratectasia More than 250 illustrations and clinical photographs supplement the important information presented, providing visual as well as textual references. Also included is an accompanying video CD-ROM with 45 minutes of live video techniques that supplements the text. Video CD-ROM Includes: • Post LASIK Iatrogenic Keratectasia • Flap Complications • Bimanual phacoemulsification • Phakic IOL • Hyperopic shifts after Radial keratotomy • Cataract after radial keratotomy This distinctive text and video CD-ROM will make its mark with everyone involved in refractive surgery, from the resident to the experienced surgeon. Feel competent and comfortable in the operating room no matter what challenge comes your way with Refractive Surgery Nightmares: Conquering Refractive Surgery Catastrophes.

Refractive Surgery

Author : Dimitri T. Azar
ISBN : 0838582761
Genre : Medical
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This new title is a comprehensive reference covering all refractive su rgical procedures.

Principles And Practice Of Refractive Surgery

Author : Richard Elander
ISBN : UOM:39015040690516
Genre : Medical
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Introducing the first comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of refractive surgery. Provides the reader with a broad, in-depth description of the principles, theories, methods, instrumentation, and economics involved with incisional, lamellar, and laser surgery correction of refractive errors. Includes contributions from international authorities, and provides comprehensive coverage of currently available instrumentations.

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