Phaco Chop And Advanced Phaco Techniques: Strategies For Complicated Cataracts by David F. ChangPhaco Chop And Advanced Phaco Techniques: Strategies For Complicated Cataracts by David F. Chang

Phaco Chop And Advanced Phaco Techniques: Strategies For Complicated Cataracts

byDavid F. ChangEditorDavid F. Chang

Hardcover | April 15, 2013

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While chopping techniques are particularly advantageous for complicated cataracts, they must be integrated with other devices and strategies.Phaco Chop,the best-selling cataract surgery book, has been revised and updated into aSecond Editionto reflect the many advances over the past few years. More than half of the 30 total chapters are new. These detail strategies for complicated cases and introduce femtosecond laser nuclear fragmentation techniques.

Dr. David F. Chang is widely acknowledged as one of the best cataract surgical teachers. His video instruction courses for phaco chop and complicated cataracts have consistently ranked among the best attended and top rated at theAmerican Academy of OphthalmologyandAmerican Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeonsmeetings for over a decade.

The Four Main Sections inside theSecond Edition:

· Phaco Chop Techniques

· Phacodynamics of Chopping

· Femtosecond Laser Nuclear Pre-Chopping

· Complicated Cases and Complications - Strategies and Management

Section One is a detailed guide for learning phaco chop. The faculty from Dr. Chang's popular phaco chop course outlines their pearls based upon extensive experience teaching residents and transitioning surgeons.

Section Two provides the general principles of instrumentation and configuring machine parameters. Separate chapters specifically address optimizing the Infiniti, Signature, and Stellaris platforms for chopping.

Section Three introduces femtosecond laser nuclear pre chopping with separate chapters on the LenSx, LensAR, and Optimedica platforms.

Section Four covers small pupils and IFIS, rock hard and white mature cataracts, weak zonules, and extremely long and short eyes with an emphasis on managing posterior capsule rupture, advanced IOL fixation strategies, and avoiding and managing capsulorrhexis complications.

Bonus Video Material!

Phaco Chopand Advanced Phaco Techniques, Second Editionincludesinstructional videothat complements and supplements the content of the book.

With your book purchase, you will receive aDVDthat contains26 surgical videosin high definition3D format. With the enclosed3D glasses—learning intraocular surgical techniques is taken to a new level.

Additionally, you will receive access to awebsitethat includes additional companionsurgical videosnarrated by Dr. Chang in 2D format—watch, listen, view repeatedly, and learn the techniques!

The narrated videos produced by Dr. Chang illustrate advanced surgical techniques and technologies. Together with over 400 high-resolution operative photographs, this paired format overcomes the limitations of learning new and advanced surgical techniques from written text alone.

With its comprehensive and integrated emphasis on advanced surgical techniques, optimizing phaco technology, and complication management,Phaco Chopand Advanced Phaco Techniques: Strategies for Complicated Cataracts,Second Editionwill appeal to residents and transitioning surgeons as well as high volume surgeons interested in honing their most advanced phaco skills.

David F. Chang, MDis a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he is now a clinical professor. Having chaired the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Cataract Clinical Committee, D...
Title:Phaco Chop And Advanced Phaco Techniques: Strategies For Complicated CataractsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617110752

ISBN - 13:9781617110757

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Table of Contents

About the Author
Contributing Authors
Foreword by Robert H. Osher, MD

Section I Phaco Chop Technique
Chapter 1 Why Learn Chopping?David F. Chang, MD
Chapter 2 Horizontal Chopping: Principles and PearlsRandall J. Olson, MD
Chapter 3 Vertical Chopping: Principles and PearlsLouis D. “Skip Nichamin, MD
Chapter 4 Comparing and Integrating Horizontal and Vertical ChoppingDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 5 Transitioning to Phaco Chop: Pearls and PitfallsDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 6 Phaco PrechopTakayuki Akahoshi, MD
Chapter 7 Biaxial Microincision ChoppingMark Packer, MD, FACS, CPI

Section II Phacodynamics of Chopping
Chapter 8 Understanding the Phacodynamics of ChoppingBarry S. Seibel, MD
Chapter 9 Optimizing Machine Settings for Chopping TechniquesDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 10 Optimizing the Alcon Infiniti for ChoppingDavid F. Chang, MD and Barry S. Seibel, MD
Sidebar: Ultra Chopper Theory and TechniqueAlan S. Crandall, MD
Chapter 11 Optimizing the AMO Signature for ChoppingDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 12 Optimizing the Bausch + Lomb Stellaris for ChoppingLouis D. “Skip Nichamin, MD

Section III Femtosecond Laser Nuclear Prechopping
Chapter 13 Femtosecond Laser Nuclear Fragmentation (LenSx Platform)Robert J. Cionni, MD
Chapter 14 Femtosecond Laser Nuclear Fragmentation (LensAR platform)Louis D. “Skip Nichamin, MD
Chapter 15 Femtosecond Laser Nuclear Fragmentation (Catalys Platform)Barry S. Seibel, MD

Section IV Complicated Cases and Complications: Strategies and Management
Chapter 16 Capsulorrhexis: Sizing Objectives and PearlsDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 17 Conquering Capsulorrhexis ComplicationsDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 18 Pearls for Hydrodissection and HydrodelineationDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 19 Strategies for the Rock Hard NucleusDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 20 Advanced Phaco Techniques for Brunescent Nuclei: Cross-Action Chop Circumferential DisassemblyLisa B. Arbisser, MD
Chapter 21 Strategies for Small PupilsDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 22 Intraoperative Floppy Iris SyndromeDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 23 Strategies for Weak ZonulesDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 24 Intraocular Lens Implantation With Abnormal ZonulesDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 25 Phaco in Highly Myopic EyesDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 26 Phaco Within the Crowded Anterior SegmentDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 27 Strategies for Managing Posterior Capsule RuptureDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 28 Intraocular Lens Implantation Following Posterior Capsule RuptureDavid F. Chang, MD
Chapter 29 Strategies for Unplanned Anterior VitrectomyLisa B. Arbisser, MD
Chapter 30 Posterior Capsule Rupture and Vitreous Loss: Advanced ApproachesLouis D. “Skip Nichamin, MD

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