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The Ophthalmic Laser Handbook

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9781975170172
ISBN/ISSN:
9781975170172
Publication Date:
September 28, 2021
2021-09-28
9781975170172
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As new laser technology continues to emerge in the eye care field, there is a need for an up-to-date, comprehensive ...
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    As new laser technology continues to emerge in the eye care field, there is a need for an up-to-date, comprehensive resource for eye care providers who are learning or currently performing these laser procedures.  Edited by Lars Freisberg, Nate Lighthizer, Leonid Skorin, Jr., Karl Stonecipher, and Aaron Zimmerman, The Ophthalmic Laser Handbook is a practical, clinical guide that covers everything from indications and procedural techniques to contraindications and potential adverse events. This all-in-one reference, including over 45 videos of laser procedures in the e-version, is designed for all eye care providers—from those performing the procedures to those co-managing pre- and post-operative visits. 

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    • Reviews all current lasers used across all regions of the eye. 

    • Features complete coverage of each procedure, including background, indications, contraindications, informed consent, pre- and post-operative considerations, complications, efficacy, billing/coding, and more. 

    • Presents bulleted lists of key information in every chapter for quick reference. 

    • Includes videos of all major laser procedures being performed by the author team of renowned ophthalmologists and optometrists. 

    • Provides a portable, easy-to-use resource for everyday clinical use and for the professional development of students, residents, and practitioners. 

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  • Specs
    Edition
    1
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975170172
    Product Format
    Paperback Book
    Trim Size
    6 x 9
    Pages
    350
    Table
    20
    Edition
    1
    Publication Date
    September 28, 2021
  • Lars Freisberg
    Nathan Robert Lighthizer
    Leonid Skorin OD, DO, FAAO, FAOCO

    Staff Ophthalmologist, Albert Lea Eye Clinic, Mayo Health System, Albert Lea, MN; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL; Adjunct Clinical Professor, College of Optometry, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

    Karl Stonecipher
    Aaron Zimmerman
  • Table of contents
    Cover Editors/Authors:
    Lars Freisberg, M.D.
    Nate Lighthizer, O.D.
    Leonid Skorin, Jr., D.O., O.D., M.S.
    Karl Stonecipher, M.D.
    Aaron B. Zimmerman, O.D., M.S.
    Contributors vi
    Section & Chapter Editors ix
    Preface xi
    Acknowledgements xii
    Section 1 Laser History and Fundamentals 1
    Section Editors: Richard E. Castillo, O.D., D.O., Richard F . Multack, O.D.,
    D.O., M.B.A.
    1 History of Lasers 3
    Aaron B. Zimmerman & Neal Whittle
    2 Lasers, Liability, and the Doctrine of Informed
    Consent 13
    Richard E. Castillo
    3 The Basic Science and Mechanism of Laser
    Components 21
    Neal Whittle & Aaron B. Zimmerman
    4 Laser–Tissue Interactions 36
    Neal Whittle & Aaron B. Zimmerman
    5 Laser Hazards, Safety, and Injuries 44
    Aaron B. Zimmerman & Neal Whittle
    CONTENTSxiv CONTENTS
    Section 2 Corneal Laser Procedures 57
    Section Editors: Karl Stonecipher, M.D., John P . Berdahl, M.D., Y . Ralph Chu,
    M.D., Michael D. Greenwood, M.D.
    6 Photorefractive Keratectomy 59
    Karl Stonecipher, Andrew S. Whitley, & Marguerite B. McDonald
    7 Laser In Situ Keratomileusis 99
    Karl Stonecipher, Jessica Mathew, & Stephen Brint
    8 Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction 125
    D. Rex Hamilton
    9 Femtosecond Laser in Corneal Transplantation 150
    Michael D. Greenwood & Nicholas C. Risbrudt
    10 Corneal Cross-Linking 165
    Y. Ralph Chu & Jessica Heckman
    Section 3 Glaucoma Procedures 177
    Section Editor: Ralph P . Crew, D.O.
    11 Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty 179
    Myranda R. Partin & Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr.
    12 Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty 193
    Nate Lighthizer
    13 MicroPulse Laser Trabeculoplasty 212
    Myranda R. Partin & Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr.
    14 Peripheral Iridotomy and Iridoplasty 226
    Jeff M. Miller
    15 Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation 242
    Leonid Skorin Jr. CONTENTS xv
    Section 4 Cataract and IOL 257
    Section Editor: Leonid Skorin Jr., D.O., O.D., M.S.
    16 Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery 259
    John P. Berdahl, Justin A. Schweitzer, & Adam R. Bleeker
    17 Nd:YAG Capsulotomy 274
    Jason Ellen & Sophia Leung
    Section 5 Retina and Vitreous 291
    Section Editors: Alan R. Hromas, M.D., Lars Freisberg, M.D.
    18 Laser Floater Treatment (Vitreolysis) 293
    I. Paul Singh
    19 Panretinal Photocoagulation 327
    Alan R. Hromas
    20 Focal and Grid Macular Laser 342
    James R. Singer
    21 Laser Retinopexy 357
    Alan R. Hromas
    Section 6 Oculoplastics 369
    Section Editor: Audrey E. Ahuero, M.D.
    22 Intense Pulsed Light Therapy 371
    Selina R. McGee & Karl Stonecipher
    23 Non-ablative Lasers in Aesthetics 392
    Selina R. McGee
    24 Ablative Lasers in Aesthetics 415
    Selina R. McGee
    Index 433
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