Minimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery by Jorge L. Alió Y SanzMinimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery by Jorge L. Alió Y Sanz

Minimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery

byJorge L. Alió Y SanzEditorHoward Fine I

Hardcover | November 30, 2009

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Many ophthalmologists are in the transition from the traditional cataract surgery technique to the new minimally incision cataract surgery (MICS) technique. They are in the need of updated information on how to make this transition smoothly. In this book, world-renowned opinion leaders present up-to-date information on the new and fast-developing trends in cataract surgery. It reflects the state of the art of microincisional cataract surgery with the concept of minimizing incision. It offers all necessary information on the new technology as well as on the surgical technique. Further, it demonstrates how to handle difficult cataract cases as well as new intraocular lenses.

Title:Minimizing Incisions and Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract SurgeryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:319 pages, 29.7 × 21 × 0.01 inPublished:November 30, 2009Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642028616

ISBN - 13:9783642028618

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Table of Contents

The Transition Towards Smaller and Smaller Incisions.- Transitioning to Bimanual MICS.- 0.7 mm Microincision Cataract Surgery.- MICS Instrumentation.- Evolution of Ultrasound Pumps and Fluidics and Ultrasound Power: From Standard Coaxial Towards the Minimal Incision Possible in Cataract Surgery.- Coaxial Microincision Cataract Surgery Utilizing Non-Linear Ultrasonic Power: An Alternative to Bimanual Microincision Cataract Surgery.- Technology Available.- How to Use Power Modulation in MICS.- MICS with Different Platforms.- Using the Alcon Infiniti and AMO Signature for MICS.- MICS with Different Platforms: Stellaris Vision Enhancement System.- Surgical Technique - How to Perform a Smooth Transition.- Pupil Dilation and Preoperative Preparation.- Incisions.- Thermodynamics.- Using Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices with Smaller Incisions.- Capsulorhexis.- Hydrodissection and Hydrodelineation.- Biaxial Microincision Cataract Surgery: Techniques and Sample Surgical Parameters.- Biaxial Microincision Phacoemulsification: Transition, Techniques, and Advantages.- BiMICS vs. CoMICS: Our Actual Technique (Bimanual Micro Cataract Surgery vs. Coaxial Micro Cataract Surgery).- Endophthalmitis Prevention.- Biaxial Microincision Phacoemulsification for Difficult and Challenging Cases.- MICS in Special Cases: Incomplete Capsulorhexis.- MICS in Special Cases (on CD): Vitreous Loss.- How to Deal with Very Hard and Intumescent Cataracts.- IOL Types and Implantation Techniques.- Implantation Techniques.- Special Lenses.- Special Lenses: MF.- Special Lenses: Aspheric.- Intraocular Lenses to Restore and Preserve Vision Following Cataract Surgery.- Microincision Intraocular Lenses: Others.- Outcomes.- Control of Corneal Astigmatism and Aberrations.- Corneal Endothelium and Other Safety Issues.- Incision Quality in MICS.