By Jorge L. Alió, Dimitri T. Azar, Alessandro Abbouda, Amr El Aswad
This richly illustrated publication is meant as a top-rated for the refractive health care professional. It enhances the authors’ winning prior booklet, administration of issues in Refractive surgical procedure, via offering targeted sensible info at the administration of particular circumstances. around the world leaders within the box record quite a lot of not easy situations drawn from their very own scientific perform. those situations relate to the making plans of refractive laser therapy; intra operative issues whilst utilizing LASIK (Microkeratome and Femtosecond) and diverse floor remedies, together with PRK, PTK and EpiLASIK; early and past due postoperative problems with those remedies and a variety of different issues which could come up in the course of or after refractive surgical procedure. This ebook might be an critical relief for the refractive health care provider and should help in choice making whilst the health care provider is faced via a tough case.
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38 Surgical/Medical Intervention .............................. 38 Outcome .................................................................. 40 What to Learn from This Case ............................. 41 References ............................................................... Z. J. Archer, MA (Oxon) DipCompSci(Cantab) M. com The corneal epithelium has the ability to alter its thickness profile, which compensates for changes in stromal surface curvature and reestablishes a smooth, symmetrical optical surface.
L. Alió et al. W. B. Rubenstein 28 Case Background A 75-year-old male presented complaining of glare and with trouble seeing near and far distances. The patient underwent an uncomplicated bilateral simultaneous laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for the correction of myopia 12 years prior. Visual complaints were attributed to the cataract so a cataract extraction was planned. No pre-LASIK biometric or refractive data was available. 50 @ 150 Upon examination, the patient had clear corneas and normal LASIK flaps in both eyes.
L. A. Soria 24 Fig. 1 ASCRS IOL power calculator result NOI (LOCS III) cataract in the right eye and a NOII (LOCS III) in the left eye. Using the ASCRS online calculator, the power of the IOL was calculated (Fig. 1). 74 A-Constant. The patient underwent a noncomplicated cataract surgery with an implantation of a Toric IOL. 50 20/70 20/30 The patient was not satisfied with the vision in his left eye. He expected to have better vision in that eye. A LASIK enhancement was performed in the left eye treating the residual myopia.
Difficult and Complicated Cases in Refractive Surgery by Jorge L. Alió, Dimitri T. Azar, Alessandro Abbouda, Amr El Aswad