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Refractive Lens Exchange: A Surgical Treatment for Presbyopia

by Ming Wang


Refractive Lens Exchange

by Ming Wang
Permanent surgical treatment for presbyopia remains the hereto unconquered “last frontier” in anterior segment surgery. Over the years, continuing innovations like Phaco, Radial Keratotomy, LASIK, and premium intraocular lenses have pushed toward this ultimate goal, but now anterior segment surgery is closer than ever with the advent of modern laser-assisted presbyopic lens implantation. Let Refractive Lens Exchange: A Surgical Treatment for Presbyopia, the first book of its kind, be your guide to this fifth wave of innovation in the surgical treatment of presbyopia.

Dr. Ming X. Wang, MD, PhD, joined by Associate Editor Dr. Tracy S. Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO and more than 30 expert contributors, compiled this remarkable book.  Never before has there been a book dedicated to all aspects of refractive lens exchange as a permanent treatment for presbyopia, both medically and surgically.
Highlights of Refractive Lens Exchange include:

  • Overview of all surgical treatments for presbyopia
  • Dysfunctional lens syndrome and pathophysiology
  • Patient education and preoperative assessment
  • Marketing refractive lens exchange as a surgical treatment for presbyopia
  • New technologies in assessing dysfunctional lens syndrome
  • New technologies in mapping cornea and lens for refractive lens exchange
  • Retinal issues related to refractive lens exchange
  • Presbyopic lens types, indications, and contraindications for refractive lens exchange
  • Lens- and cornea-based astigmatism correction
  • Intraocular calculations for post refractive surgery eyes for refractive lens exchange
  • Intraoperative wavefront technology
  • 3D high-definition microsurgical visualization and positioning technology
  • Femtosecond laser application in refractive lens exchange
  • Postoperative care and complication management
  • YAG capsulotomy after refractive lens exchange:  indications and alternatives
  • Postoperative care and complication management
  • Keratorefractive enhancement

Designed for newcomers as well as seasoned eyecare professionals, Refractive Lens Exchange: A Surgical Treatment for Presbyopia is the first book to guide ophthalmic surgeons, optometrists, and technicians through this exciting new field that is emerging as a safe and effective primary surgical treatment for presbyopia.

Product Details

Publisher:SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:11/01/2015