Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition

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Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition

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Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery is an essential textbook for any ophthalmology resident or trainee and will help them build a solid foundation of ophthalmic surgical knowledge. It is a practical complement to the concepts and environments covered in the companion volume, Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Fourth Edition.

This edition of Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery describes more than 80 of the most common surgical procedures performed by ophthalmologists. Step-by-step directions will help aspiring ophthalmic surgeons as they begin to master the skills needed for surgical proficiency.

Chapters on manual small-incision cataract surgery, collagen cross-linking, suprachoroidal stents, subconjunctival microstents and canicular laceration repair have been added.

This highly visual volume features nearly 500 photographs and illustrations enhance the discussion and understanding of procedures, plus 180+ videos that illustrate key points or alternative techniques.

Multiple-choice study questions are accessible by QR code and give readers the opportunity to quickly assess their understanding of the chapter content.

Both print and eBook users have access to the videos and multiple-choice study questions.


Anterior Segment Surgery

  • Cataract Surgery: Manual Small- Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery: Phacoemulsification
  • Cataract Surgery: Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS)
  • Cataract Surgery: Complex Phacoemulsification
  • Cataract Surgery: Pediatric Cataract Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Surgery: Nd:YAG Laser Capsulotomy and Anterior Lens Surface Polishing
  • Anterior Segment Surgery: Iris Suture–Fixation of an Intraocular Lens
  • Anterior Segment Surgery: Scleral Fixation of an Intraocular Lens
  • Conjunctival Surgery: Pterygium Excision With Transplantation Surgery
  • Conjunctival Surgery: Amniotic Membrane Transplantation
  • Conjunctival Surgery: Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Conjunctival Surgery: Conjunctival Biopsy
  • Conjunctival Surgery: Gundersen Flap
  • Corneal Surgery: Limbal Relaxing Incisions, or Peripheral Corneal Relaxing Incisions
  • Corneal Surgery: Corneal Biopsy
  • Corneal Surgery: Corneal Gluing
  • Corneal Surgery: EDTA Chelation
  • Corneal Transplantation: Corneal Transplantation With Cataract Extraction and IOL
  • Corneal Transplantation: Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Corneal Transplantation: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Corneal Transplantation: Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK)

Refractive Surgery 

  • Photorefractive Keratectomy
  • Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
  • Phototherapeutic Keratectomy
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

Glaucoma Surgery

  • Laser and Surgical Management of Angle-Closure Glaucoma 
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Cyclophotocoagulation
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery: Modulating Trabecular Outflow
  • Supraciliary Stents (CyPass Micro-Stent)
  • Subconjunctival Microstents
  • Filtration Surgery
  • Tube Shunt Surgery

Strabismus Surgery

  • Recession of Extraocular Rectus Muscle
  • Resection and Plication of Extraocular Rectus Muscle
  • Adjustable Sutures for Extraocular Rectus Muscles
  • Anteriorization of the Inferior Oblique Muscle
  • Full Tuck of the Superior Oblique Tendon
  • Recession of the Inferior Oblique Muscle

Vitreoretinal Surgery

  • Laser Photocoagulation for Macular Edema
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Demarcation Laser Photocoagulation for Retinal Tears
  • Thermal Laser Photocoagulation for Extrafoveal Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Photodynamic Therapy in Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Cryopexy
  • Posterior Sub-Tenon Injections
  • Intravitreal Injections
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment With a Scleral Buckle
  • Pars Plana Vitrectomy With Specialized Techniques
  • Pars Plana Lensectomy
  • Vitreous Implants
  • Drainage of Choroidal Detachments

Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

  • Skin Grafts
  • Basic Skin Flaps in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Enucleation, Evisceration, and Exenteration
  • Quickert Sutures for Involutional Entropion
  • Lower Eyelid Retractor Repair in Involutional Entropion and Ectropion
  • Tarsotomy for Cicatricial Entropion
  • Medial Spindle for Punctal Ectropion
  • External Levator Aponeurotic Resection
  • Frontalis Sling
  • Müller Muscle Resection
  • Fasanella- Servat Procedure
  • Full-Thickness Eyelid Tumor Excision and Full-Thickness Reconstruction of Eyelid Defects
  • Upper Blepharoplasty
  • Lower Blepharoplasty
  • Lacrimal Surgery: Three-Snip Punctoplasty
  • Lacrimal Surgery: Probing and Intubation
  • Lacrimal Surgery: External Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Orbital Decompression Surgery
  • Lateral Canthoplasty (Lateral Tarsal Strip)
  • Anterior Orbitotomy
  • Lateral Orbitotomy
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration
  • Repair of Full-Thickness Eyelid Laceration
  • Repair of Orbital Floor Fractures
  • Repair of Lacrimal Canalicular Lacerations

Globe Trauma

  • Surgical Repair: Ocular Injuries

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3rd ed., 2019
Executive Editor: Jean R. Hausheer, MD

Print: 610

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Print book ISBN: 978-1-68104-219-0
eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-221-3

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