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Surgical Techniques in Anterior And Phosterior Lamellar Corneal Surgery

Thomas John

  • New Book
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  • Edition: 1st

Lamellar keratoplasty is an extremely versatile tool for the ophthalmic surgeon who is used to preserve vision, as in a tectonic graft following a corneal perforation or melt. This book provides a comprehensive text and reference for corneal surgeons to help preserve, restore and enhance patients vision. This book presents the most up-to-date information about lamellar keratoplasty, its surgical techniques, and clinical applications and covers the broad range from the anterior corneal surface and progressive posterior towards the Descemets membrane and endothelium. Such a book is aimed to fill the need for a textbook in corneal lamellar surgery. Covers a wide range of disease states and wide array of surgical techniques that the surgeon could choose from when it comes to tectonic and therapeutic lamellar keratoscopy. Also alternatives are described. SECTION I: Corneal Structure; SECTION II: Overview of Lamellar Keratoplasty; SECTION III: Optical Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty; SECTION IV: Optical Posterior Lamellar Keratoplasty; SECTION V: Tectonic and Therapeutic Lamellar Keratoplasty; SECTION VI: Pediatric Lamellar Keratoplasty; SECTION VII: Lamellar Keratoplasty, After Refractive Surgery; SECTION VIII: Amniotic Membrane in Lamellar Keratoplasty; SECTION IX: Lamellar Surgery in Artificial Cornea; SECTION X: Specific Issues.

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