Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery

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Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery

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The Academy's Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery is an essential textbook for all ophthalmic surgeons in training. This valuable text helps residents and trainees build a solid comprehension of ophthalmic surgical knowledge. This edition lays the foundation for over 80 surgical procedures covered in the companion volume, Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery.

This edition includes:

  • More than 250 photographs and illustrations  
  • A new chapter on sustainable practices in the operating room and updates in ergonomics, surgical instruments, and blades
  • Highlights section outlining the most important clinical pearls and takeaways at the beginning of each chapter


Evaluation and Preparation

  • Patient Selection
  • Preparation of the Patient 
  • Preparation of the Surgeon 
  • Informed Consent 
  • Simulation in Surgical Training

Surgical Logistics 

  • The Importance of Ergonomics for Ophthalmologists 
  • The Operating Microscope and Surgical Loupes 
  • Surgical Instruments and Blades
  • Suture Materials and Needles 
  • Lasers 
  • ACGME Requirements for Surgical Training

Intraoperative Considerations 

  • Aseptic Technique and the Sterile Field in the Operating Room 
  • Ophthalmic Anesthesia 
  • Hemostasis 
  • Suturing and Knot Tying 
  • Intraocular Fluids 
  • Patient Safety Issues
  • Sustainable Operating Room Practices

Postoperative Considerations

  • Postoperative Management
  • The Healing Process 
  • Dressings 
  • Handling of Ocular Tissues for Pathology 
  • Complications and Their Consequences

5th ed., 2024
Executive Editor: Richard C. Allen, MD, PhD

Print: 307 pages

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Print book ISBN: 978-1-68104-743-0

eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-743-0

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