Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Febbraro, Jean-Luc; Khan, Hamza N.; Koch, Douglas D.
Provides step-by-step guidance on cutting-edge techniques for correction of astigmatism in cataract and refractive patients
Includes supplementary videos that will offer assistance in daily practice
Written by renowned experts with many years of clinical experience
This book reviews the surgical techniques currently employed for the management of astigmatism, with the aim of providing a clear, comprehensive, step-by-step guide that will help practitioners to optimize outcomes. The book is divided into two sections covering the cutting-edge surgical approaches in cataract and refractive patients. Renowned experts with many years of clinical experience describe options such as incisional techniques, toric intraocular lenses, femtosecond and excimer laser technology. In addition, guidance is offered on preoperative evaluation of astigmatism, candidate identification and classification, and surgical management following penetrating keratoplasty. Supplementary videos of informative sample cases are included to further aid everyday practice.
Surgical Correction of Astigmatism