Refractive Cataract Surgery: Best Practices And Advanced Technology by John HovanesianRefractive Cataract Surgery: Best Practices And Advanced Technology by John Hovanesian

Refractive Cataract Surgery: Best Practices And Advanced Technology

byJohn Hovanesian

Paperback | April 15, 2017

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Updated and expanded, thisSecond EditionofRefractive Cataract Surgery: Best Practices and Advanced Technologyis a practical guide for cataract surgeons and general ophthalmologists who wish to take their practices to a new level by offering refractive solutions to their cataract patients.
All chapters have been updated to provide the latest information on premium surgery, including how-to chapters on extended depth-of-focus implants, intraoperative aberrometry, and femtosecond laser surgery. Both well-established and cutting-edge implants and techniques are presented in chapters that are organized by topic and detailed step-by-step.

Dr. John A. Hovanesian and his contributors include enhancement strategies such as piggyback lenses, laser enhancement, and incisional surgery which are presented as separate and complete solutions.

In addition to surgical strategies,Refractive Cataract Surgery,Second Editionexplains the psychology of creating a premium practice. Non-technical matters such as patient screening, ethics, communicating the value of lenses, and managing the unhappy patient are thoroughly presented with easy-to-adopt ideas.

New in theSecond Edition:
  • Intraoperative aberrometry
  • Femtosecond laser cataract surgery
  • Diagnostic and management tools for ocular surface disease
  • Extended depth-of-focus implants
  • Updated information on Tecnis toric, Trulign, and other accommodating IOLs
  • Advice on various pricing models
Refractive Cataract Surgery: Best Practices and Advanced Technology, Second Editionexplores every angle of premium surgery and practice and offers improvements for all levels of surgeons, from the resident to the experienced physician, resulting in a top experience and a lifetime of premium vision for the patient.
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS is a member of the clinical faculty at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute and is in private ophthalmic practice in Laguna Hills, California with Harvard Eye Associates. He completed his undergraduate training in 3 years in the Honors Chemistry program at the University of Michigan, where he was a James B. A...
Title:Refractive Cataract Surgery: Best Practices And Advanced TechnologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.62 inPublished:April 15, 2017Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630911976

ISBN - 13:9781630911973

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Table of Contents



About the Editor

Contributing Authors


Foreword to the Second Edition byRobert K. Maloney, MD, MA

Foreword to the First Edition byDavid F. Chang, MD


Section I Setting the Stage for Premium Cataract Surgery

Chapter 1 How to Get Started in Premium Cataract Surgery

John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS

Chapter 2 Refractive Intraocular Lenses: Everyday Ethical Issues

David F. Chang, MD and Bryan S. Lee, MD, JD

Chapter 3 Prognostic Predictors for Premium Intraocular Lenses

George O. Waring IV, MD; R. Luke Rebenitsch, MD, PCEO; and
Jason E. Stahl, MD

Chapter 4 Preparing the Ocular Surface for Cataract and Refractive

Jodi Luchs, MD, FACS

Chapter 5 Preoperative Testing for Refractive Cataract Surgery

Kevin Jwo, MD; William F. Wiley, MD; Ji Won Kwon, MD, PhD;
and Jimmy Lee, MD

Chapter 6 Practice Management Considerations of Refractive Cataract

Kevin J. Corcoran, COE, CPC, CPMA, FNAO

Chapter 7 Advertising and Public Relations for Premium Cataract

Paul Stubenbordt, BS

Chapter 8 Educating Patients About Refractive Cataract Surgery

John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS

Section II Surgical Technique and Implants

Chapter 9 Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

Chapter 10 Intraoperative Wavefront Aberrometry

Joel M. Solano, MD and John P. Berdahl, MD

Chapter 11 Microincisional Cataract Surgery

Mujtaba A. Qazi, MD; Abu-Bakar Zafar, MD; and
Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Chapter 12 Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

Savak “Sev Teymoorian, MD, MBA

Chapter 13 The Toric Intraocular Lens: Successful Strategies

Adi Abulafia, MD and Warren E. Hill, MD

Chapter 14 Limbal Relaxing Incisions

R. Bruce Wallace III, MD and John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS

Chapter 15 Integrating Monovision Into Presbyopic Intraocular Lens

J. E. “Jay McDonald II, MD and Garth Rotramel, BA, SPHR

Chapter 16 Multifocal Implants

Farrell (Toby) Tyson, MD, FACS

Chapter 17 Accommodating Implants: The Crystalens

Robert J. Weinstock, MD

Section III Postoperative Considerations and Enhancements

Chapter 18 Refractive Intraocular Lenses: Managing Unhappy Patients

Eric Donnenfeld, MD; Alanna Nattis, DO; Eric Rosenberg, DO; and
Allon Barsam, MD, MA, MRCOphth

Chapter 19 Enhancement With Piggyback or Intraocular Lens

Adi Abulafia, MD and Warren E. Hill, MD

Chapter 20 Excimer Laser Enhancements After Intraocular Lens

Jay Bansal, MD and Arun C. Gulani, MD, MS

Chapter 21 Enhancements With Micro-Radial Keratotomy/Astigmatic

Frank A. Bucci Jr, MD

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