The LASIK Handbook
The LASIK Handbook
Opis: The LASIK Handbook - Robert S. Feder
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; and 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; and new chapter on lens implant power selection after Lasik surgery.