Surgery for Hyperopia
AUTHOR: Sher, Neal A.
PUBLISHER: SLACK, Incorporated
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The recent surge of interest surrounding the surgical treatment of hyperopia can be attributed to the aging population coupled with innovative and effective new refractive procedures utilizing new technology. Surgery for Hyperopia is one of the few texts available that provides a comprehensive examination of all the modalities devoted to treating hyperopia.
Neal A. Sher, MD, FACS, has collaborated with a wide range of other distinguished experts from around the world in this dynamic field to review and evaluate all the current modalities used in the surgical treatment of hyperopia. Topics discussed inside this unique book include the anatomy and physiology of accommodation; excimer laser ablation including LASIK, LASEK, and PRK; wavefront ablation; phakic IOLs; thermal keratoplasty; intracorneal inlays; and numerous other techniques.
Readers benefit from over 250 illustrations, many in color, and from numerous references that complement this insightful text. Surgery for Hyperopia is a must-have for all refractive surgeons, comprehensive ophthalmologists, optometrists, and others looking to learn more and stay current in this emerging field.
- Etiology, epidemiology, historical perspectives, and physiology of hyperopia and presbyopia
- PRK, LASEK, and LASIK for hyperopia: techniques, results, and complications
- Optimal profiles for the treatment of hyperopic astigmatism
- Management of overcorrected LASIK, RK, and PRK
- Clear lens extraction with IOL implantation, accommodating IOLS, and phakic IOLS for the correction of hyperopia
- Marketing considerations
PUBLICATION DATE: 11/21/2003