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Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery

by Steve A. Arshinoff (Editor), Charles Claoue (Editor), Bjorn Johansson (Editor), David Perez-Silguero (Editor)

Format : Publisher PDF
File Size: 17 MB


This book, titled “ISBCS: A Comprehensive Guide to Global History and Methodology,” serves as a thorough and practical guide for the safe and efficient performance of Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS). It covers the history, recommended protocols, precautions, exclusion criteria, benefits, and risks of the procedure, as well as organizational standards and more. The authors, who are prominent ISBCS surgeons, provide arguments for and against bilateral surgery throughout history and propose resolutions to current problems. The book also discusses ethical and medico-legal issues surrounding ISBCS and provides a global overview of its evolution in different countries. It offers step-by-step recommendations and precautions for performing the procedure safely, including a detailed discussion of surgical infection prophylaxis with antibiotics delivered into the eye at surgery. The patient benefits associated with ISBCS are also reviewed and explained. Overall, this book provides a comprehensive and practical resource for understanding and performing ISBCS globally.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0BN3J59B7
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Academic Press (November 19, 2022)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 19, 2022
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English