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2017-2018 Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC), Section 13: Refractive Surgery

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by American Academy of Ophthalmology (Author), M. Bowes Hamill MD (Editor)


    2017-2018 Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC), Section 13: Refractive Surgery 

    by American Academy of Ophthalmology (Author), M. Bowes Hamill MD (Editor)

    This year section 13 is updated to include eight original videos demonstrating refractive surgical techniques, including the recently FDA-approved SMILE procedure. Covers the science of refractive surgery, accommodative and nonaccommodative treatment of presbyopia and patient evaluation. Examines specific procedures in refractive surgery and their potential complications, and refractive surgery in ocular and systemic disease. Includes information on lens implants used in the United States and other countries. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos.

    Upon completion of Section 13, readers should be able to:

    Identify the general types of lasers used in refractive surgeries
    Explain the steps including medical and social history, ocular examination and ancillary testing in evaluating whether a patient is an appropriate candidate for refractive surgery
    For incisional keratorefractive surgery, describe the history, patient selection, surgical techniques, outcomes, and complications
    Explain recent developments in the application of wavefront technology to surface ablation and LASIK
    Describe the different types of IOLs used for refractive correction
    Last major revision: 2017-2018

    Section chair: M. Bowes Hamill, MD

    Product details

    • Series: Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC)
    • 254 pages
    • Publisher: American Academy of Ophthalmology (June 15, 2017)
    • Language: English

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