Refractive Surgery, 2nd Edition

Refractive Surgery

2nd Edition

Edited by Dimitri T. Azar, MD, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Director Corneal, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Services and Associate Chief of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA; Damien Gatinel, MD, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Rothschield Foundation, Paris, France; and Thanh Hoang-Xuan, II, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Fondation Ohtalomogique Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris, France


I. Introduction

1. Terminology, classifications and definitions of refractive surgery

2. Corneal wound healing following refractive surgery

3. Influence of Wound Healing on Refractive Surgery Revealed Through In Vivo Confocal Microscopy

4. Corneal diseases of importance to the refractive surgeon

5. Patient evaluation for refractive surgery

6. Preoperative Selection of Refractive Surgical Procedures


II. Optics, Topography and Wavefront

7. Physiological Optics for Keratorefractive Surgery

8. Corneal topography

9. Wavefront analysis


III. Lamellar Refractive Surgery

10. LASIK: History and update

11. Mechanical and Laser Microkeratomes

12. Excimer Lasers

13. LASIK strategies in myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism

14. Custom LASIK, topography and guided lasers

15. LASIK complications and management


IV. PRK, LASEK, and Epi-LASIK

16. PRK

17. LASEK

18. Epi-LASIK


V. PTK and Topographically-guided Therapeutic Ablations

19. Phototherapeutic keratectomy

20. Intralamellar PTK

21. Topolink and pachylink

22. Pachylink


VI. Incisional Refractive Surgery

23. Radial keratotomy

24. The incisional management of astigmatism


VII. Corneal Healing, Corneal Inclusions, Orthokeratology

25. Conductive Keratoplasty (CK)

26. LTK and custom LTK

27. The intrastromal corneal ring for the correction of myopia and keratoconus

28. Intracorneal alloplastic inclusions

29. Epikeratoplasty and synthetic epikeratoplasty

30. Orthokeratoplasty


VIII. Refractive Intraocular Lenses and Phakic IOLs

31. Phakic and piggyback IOL power calculations

32. Preoperative Evaluation of the Anterior chamber phakic IOLs

33. Anterior Phakic IOLs

34. Iris-fixated phakic IOLS

35. Posterior chamber phakic IOLs

36. Complications of Phakic IOLs


IX. Presbyopia Surgery

37. Scleral expansion and relaxation surgery (scleral surgery)

38. Monovision and near vision conductive keratoplasty

39. PresbyLASIK

40. Multifocal IOLs

41. Lens filling procedures

42. Accommodating IOLs


X. Systemic Associations

43. Ocular and systemic associations of ametropia

44. Refractive surgery in the patient with ocular disease


XI. Refractive Surgery after Eye Surgery

45. IOL calculations after keratorefractive surgery

46. Refractive surgery for postkeratoplasty astigmatism

47. Combined sequential refractive surgical procedures