Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

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 th...

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Main Author: Long, D. A.
Format: eBook
Published: The Hague : Kugler Publications, 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • PREFACE; SPEAKERS; CORNEA; Corneal innervation and provision of anesthesia for ocular surgeries; Corneal healing problems; Phototherapeutic keratectomy update; Management of bacterial keratitis; Wound healing in the cornea: the dawn of a new era?; Questions and Answers; Recent advances in corneal transplantation; Effect of suture techniques on corneal transplant astigmatism andrefractive errors; Panel discussion; Panel discussionManagement of postoperative keratoplasty problems; Questions and Answers; Dry eye; Harbingers of death: peripheral corneal inflammatory disorders.
  • Panel discussionPterygium
  • management of mild, moderate, and severe onesPanel discussionCorneal spots
  • cases, work-up, management; Questions and Answers; REFRACTIVE SURGERY; Current status of excimer laser photorefractive surgery for myopia; Radial keratotomy
  • best techniques today; Panel discussionRadial keratotomy and astigmatic keratotomy
  • what if things gowrong?; A comparison of current instrumentation for lamellar refractivesurgery; Panel discussionHow good is ALK? Should it be done?; Laser in situ keratomileusis.
  • Astigmatism surgeryNon-incisional techniques and asymmetric astigmatismAstigmatism surgery
  • incisional procedures; Questions and Answers; Photorefractive keratectomy for hyperopia and astigmatism; Clear lensectomy and intraocular lens implantation in high hyperopia; Panel discussionManagement of overcorrections; A new optical effect of arcuate keratotomy
  • treatment of small ordecentered excimer laser ablation zones; Refractive surgical correction using ICR technology; Panel discussionDecisions in RK, ALK, PRK, LASIK
  • which procedure for whichpatients?
  • Intraocular lens implants for presbyopiaAdvances in computerized corneal topographic analysis?Where's the beef?; Cataract surgery incisions and their refractive implications; Index of authors.