Current Concepts in Refractive Surgery: Comprehensive Guide for Decision Making & Surgical Techniques

Editors: Jeewan S Titiyal, Manpreet Kaur, Sridevi Nair

Salient Features

  • A comprehensive compilation of the entire armamentarium of modern-day refractive procedures, including corneal laser ablation, refractive lenticule extraction and lens-based surgeries
  • Systematic organization into sections highlighting the evolution of refractive surgery, preoperative assessment and diagnostics, and current refractive techniques with their outcomes, advantages and limitations
  • Highlights comprehensive preoperative assessment, patient counseling and decision-making with a special emphasis on the role of latest diagnostics and investigative modalities to optimize refractive practice
  • Detailed description of the technical aspects of different refractive procedures including the specifications of various laser platforms, recommended parameters and laser settings, and treatment protocols
  • High-quality clinical photographs, schematic diagrams, concise tables and self-explanatory, descriptive flowcharts to elucidate various aspects of refractive surgeries and recapitulate the salient points at a glance
  • A reference guide for refractive surgeons providing an in-depth understanding of the refractive techniques, with surgical tips and tricks.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Evolution of Refractive Surgery
Chapter 2: Corneal Wound Healing in Keratorefractive Surgery
Chapter 3: Corneal Topography
Chapter 4: Corneal Biomechanics
Chapter 5: Aberrometry and Wavefront Analysis
Chapter 6: Posterior Segment Screening and Refractive Surgery
Chapter 7: Preoperative Evaluation, Patient Counseling, and Decision Making
Chapter 8: Surface Ablation
Chapter 9: Complications of Surface Ablation
Chapter 10: Laser-assisted in Situ Keratomileusis
Chapter 11: Complications of Flap-Based Corneal Ablation
Chapter 12: Customized Corneal Ablation
Chapter 13: Small Incision Lenticule Extraction
Chapter 14: Complications of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction
Chapter 15: Phakic Intraocular Lenses
Chapter 16: Complications of Phakic Intraocular Lenses
Chapter 17: Retreatment after Corneal Laser Ablation
Chapter 18: Retreatment after SMILE
Chapter 19: Refractive Surgery for Presbyopia: An Overview
Chapter 20: Presbyopic Excimer Laser Ablation
Chapter 21: Corneal Inlays
Chapter 22: Bioptics
Chapter 23: Corneal Collagen Cross-linking and Refractive Surgeries
Chapter 24: Refractive Surgery in Challenging Scenarios
Chapter 25: Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments
Chapter 26: Incisional Refractive Surgery