Ophthalmic Surgery by Sandeep SaxenaOphthalmic Surgery by Sandeep Saxena

Ophthalmic Surgery

bySandeep Saxena

Book & Toy | December 25, 2008

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An insightful, highly visual guide to the state-of-the-art in the practice of ophthalmic surgery

"The subjects include new diagnostic instruments and have multiple chapters on individual surgical problems. This text is an excellent compilation of lucid color figures and surgical videos....An important contribution to contemporary ophthalmic education...which will be of great value to the readers."--Travis A. Meredith, MD, Sterling A. Barrett Distinguished Professor, Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (from the foreword)

"Dr. Sandeep Saxena has compiled an excellent collection of chapters, all written by experts in their respective fields. I am certain this book will make its space on the tables of all postgraduate students and ophthalmic surgeons."--Dipak Kumar, MS, Professor and Head, Department of Ophthalmology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow (from the foreword)

Ophthalmologists determined to stay on the leading edge of the field as new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities emerge will find everything they need in this comprehensive guide to current practice. Here, in a single reference, is a far-reaching, authoritative compilation of the latest and best techniques in contemporary ophthalmic surgery -- enriched by more than 800 full-color photographs and illustrations.


  • Offers expert guidance: chapters are written, and procedures demonstrated, by 77 of the world's leading practitioners in ophthalmic surgery
  • Vividly and visually illustrates key concepts and surgical techniques with more than 1,500 illustrations -- 800 in full color
  • Two DVD's demonstrate, in 75 videos, every surgical technique discussed in the book
  • Treats anterior segment surgeries, including corneal and refractive surgeries, glaucoma surgeries, phacoemulsification, bimanual microphacoemulsification, small incision cataract surgery, and pediatric cataract surgery
  • Includes posterior segment surgeries such as laser photocoagulation, photodynamic therapy, transpupillary thermotherapy, vitreoretinal surgeries and macular and submacular surgeries including macular translocation
  • Presents surgical strategies in uveitis, strabismus, lid, orbit, and intraocular tumors
  • Introduces the latest advances in phacoemulsification technology, including cold phaco, intraocular lens material and designs, plasma blade, and vitreoretinal surgery
Sandeep Saxena, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Opthalmology at King George's Medical University in Lucknow, India.
Title:Ophthalmic SurgeryFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:576 pages, 11.9 × 9.9 × 1.26 inPublished:December 25, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071601945

ISBN - 13:9780071601948

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Table of Contents

Global Contributors
Foreword, Dipak Kumar
Foreword, Travis A. Meredith
Section 1
1. Anesthesia in Ophthalmology, Shashi K. Bhasker, Sandeep Saxena, Rajiv Nath
Section 2
2. Corneal and Refractive Surgery, Srinivas K. Rao, G. Sitalakshmi, Dennis S.C. Lam
3. Diagnostic Evaluation in Glaucoma Surgery, Tanuj Dada, Paruul Sony
4. Glaucoma Surgery, Lingam Vijaya, M. Baskaran, Ronnie George, Arun Narayanasamy, Sachi Devi, Aditya Neog
5. Advances in Phacoemulsification Technology and Instrumentation, Jagat Ram, Gagandeep S. Brar
6. Cataract Lens Implant Surgery, Ophthalmic Dyes, and Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices, Suresh K. Pandey, Liliana Werner, Randall J. Olson, David J. Apple, Anthony J. Maloof, E. John Milverton, John W. McAvoy, Minas T. Coroneo, Nick Mamalis
7. Phacoemulsification, Kumar J. Doctor
8. Phakonit (Bimanual Microphacoemulsification), Amar Agarwal, Athiya Agarwal, Sunita Agarwal
9. Small Incision Cataract Surgery, Albrecht Hennig, Vinita Singh
10. Principles and Paradigms of Pediatric Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation, Suresh K. Pandey, M. Edward Wilson, Jagat Ram, David J. Apple, Frank A. Billson
11. Surgery in Uveitis, Vishali Gupta, Sushmita Kaushik, Amod Gupta
12. Implications of Diagnostic Tests in Posterior Segment Surgery, Nazimul Hussain
13. Advances in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Sandeep Saxena, Levent Akduman, Maurice B. Landers III
14. Laser in Posterior Segment Disorders, Pradeep Venkatesh, Rohan Chawla, Satpal Garg
15. Surgical Management of Vitreoretinal Diseases, Lingam Gopal
16. Macular and Submacular Surgery, Sandeep Saxena, Nancy M. Holekamp, Masahito Ohji, Matthew A. Thomas
17. Management of Intraocular Tumors, Mahesh P. Shanmugam, Nishank Mittal
18. Surgical Treatment of Strabismus, Vinita Singh
19. Eyelid and Lacrimal Surgery, Milind N. Naik, Santosh G. Honavar
20. Orbital Surgery, Santosh G. Honavar, Milind N. Naik
21. Plasma Blade (Fugo BladeT), Ravijit Singh, Indu Singh
22. Sutures, Needles and Bioadhesives, Sandeep Saxena, Rajesh C. Saxena
23. Sterilization, Shashi K. Bhasker, Sandeep Saxena
DVD CONTENTS (main categories)
1. Corneal and Refractive Surgery
2. Glaucoma Surgery
3. Cataract Surgery
4. Vitreoretinal Surgery
5. Oncology
6. Strabismus
7. Lid, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery
8. Recent Advances