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Presbyopia: A Surgical Textbook Amar Agarwal

Presbyopia: A Surgical Textbook

Amar Agarwal

Published June 27th 2002
ISBN : 9781556425776
Hardcover
256 pages
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In the 21st century, the latest developments in ophthalmic surgery are in the field of presbyopia. This dynamic book not only presents the concepts necessary to understand presbyopia, but also offers the surgical possibilities for treating theMoreIn the 21st century, the latest developments in ophthalmic surgery are in the field of presbyopia. This dynamic book not only presents the concepts necessary to understand presbyopia, but also offers the surgical possibilities for treating the condition. It is the ideal resource for ophthalmologists who currently perform presbyopic treatment as well as those who desire to move into it.Dr. Amar Agarwal and his contributors have created a complete, thorough book about the management of this condition. It covers the scleral, corneal, and lenticular modifications to treat presbyopia, dissects each technique, and explains how to manage complications of each technique. The most recent treatments, cataract or clear lens surgery, as well as the no-anesthesia procedure, are discussed in full detail. The latest technique of cataract removal through a 0.9-mm incision by phakonit followed by IOL implantation is also covered.Presbyopiais ophthalmologys new frontier. This in-depth book, developed with input from prominent doctors, paves the way for understanding this emerging topic. Ophthalmologists, optometrists, and residents will benefit from the insightful subject matter contained in this book.Dr. Amar Agarwal is the distinguished winner of the 4th Kelman Award Presented by the Hellenic Society of Intra Ocular Implant and Refractive SurgeryDr. Amar Agarwal is the distinguished winner of the Barraquer Award Presented by the Keratomileusis Study GroupTopics covered inside include:Scleral expansion bandsPhakonit cataract surgery through a 0.9-mm incisionNo-anesthesia Cataract SurgeryPresbyopic phakic IOLMultifocal IOLsPresbyopic LASIKLaser thermokeratoplastyAccomodating IOLsConductive keratoplasyAnterior ciliary sclerotomyTheories of presbyopia