The LASIK Handbook A Case-Based Approach, 2nd Edition Retail PDF

The LASIK handbook a case-based approachBy

  • Robert S Feder MD Chief, Cornea and External Disease Services, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

From surgical planning and patient prep, to the latest tools and techniques, The LASIK Handbook: A Case-Based Approachuses real-world examples and straightforward language to help readers optimize results and avoid potential pitfalls.

The text is patient-focused rather than technology-focused and leads the refractive surgeon through a series of real life cases in a progression from the more straight-forward to the increasingly complex with useful take home points in each surgical planning, technique and management of complications are reviewed in a case-based contemporary approach relevant no matter your level of experience.

This hands-on resource provides…

  • Practical, case-based format uses real-world examples to promote safe, effective practice, relevant to all refractive surgeons.
  • Convenient indexes group cases by clinical findings, making it easy to locate those cases relevant to your prospective patient
  • Emphasis on patient-centered care focuses on surgical planning, preparation, and approach, including the prevention and management of complications.
  • Coverage of a wide range of equipment familiarizes readers with the latest tools and technologies.
  • Expert perspectives identify the pros and cons of the equipment used in LASIK procedures.
  • “Take Home Points” highlight valuable information for quick reference.
  • 70-question self-assessment test reinforces understanding.

NEW to the Second Edition…

  • Fully updated content describes the fundamentals of LASIK treatment as well as the latest tools, techniques, and tips.
  • 105 cases (including 30 new cases) cover a wide array of actual clinical experience.
  • 21 instructional videos demonstrate technique and management available in a  companion website
  • 70 self-assessment questions with detailed discussions allow you to test your knowledge and an interactive online question bank provides opportunities to enhance critical thinking and assess learning.
  • New chapters on the latest technologies address corneal topography, OCT, femtosecond and excimer lasers and collagen cross-linking written by experts.
  • New chapters on international perspectives covers LASIK as performed around the world.
  • New chapter on lens implant power selection after LASIK surgery.


Note: Only Ophthalmology member can download this ebook. Learn more here!

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