1st Edition

Cataract Surgery from Routine to Complex

A Practical Guide

Imprint: CRC Press
Hardback: 9781556429477
eBook: 9781003522898
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Cataract Surgery from Routine to Complex: A Practical Guide provides eye care professionals guidance on what to do and how to avoid potential complications in all aspects of cataract surgery, just as if the world's experts were by your side.

Drs. Randy Olson, George Jin, Ike Ahmed, Alan Crandall, Robert Cionni, and Jason Jones concisely provide a wealth of information, including a detailed list of key issues and considerations for virtually all the possible contingencies of the procedure.

Some Topics and Sections Include:


  • Pupil size, ocular dominance, biometry, and more

-IOL Choice

  • Monofocal: aspheric vs. traditional; presbyopia-correcting: mutifocal vs. accommodating; toric, and more

-Routine Cataract Surgery

  • Microincision cataract surgery, OVD selection, current phacoemulsification techniques, and more

-Complex Cataract Surgery

  • Hypermature cataract, small pupil, pseudoexfoliation, nanophthalmos, pediatric cataract, and more

Intra-Operative Complications

  • Wound burn, posterior capsular rupture, shallow anterior chamber, and more

-Patient Assessment

  • Visual acuity, refraction, visual quality, and more

-Postoperative Complications

  • Endophthalmitis, toxic anterior segment syndrome, IOL dislocation, and more

Cataract Surgery from Routine to Complex also includes a companion website that provides more than 2 hours of learning with 38 edited and narrated video presentations, perfectly complementing the procedures discussed inside the text. 

Cataract Surgery from Routine to Complex is the combination of a practical guide with broad academic underpinnings along with current controversial subjects on cataract surgery, making it ideal for eye care professionals who wish to update their knowledge and translate it into improved surgical techniques and better cataract patient education.


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