The straightforward, concise, and easy-to-read reference manual which is equivalent to having the best instructor offering guidance on what to do next and how to avoid potential complications is now available in an updated Second Edition.
Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition comprehensively details every step of phacoemulsification cataract extraction surgery, from preoperative evaluation to intraoperative instruction to postoperative care. The basic elements of cataract surgery are presented in a clear and easy-to-read format.
Dr. Bonnie An Henderson brings together advice and teaching techniques from the Harvard Intensive Cataract Surgical Training Conference at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. The book provides both beginning and practicing surgeons with personal tips and expert advice from leading cataract mentors of top US ophthalmology residency programs.
Inside Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition are detailed chapters covering fluidics, IOL calculations and design, capsular complications and management, and the latest phaco technology, including femtosecond cataract surgery. Each chapter contains a summary box, highlighting the key points of each topic discussed. Additionally, the included images, diagrams, photographs, and tables enhance understanding of specific topics.
With detailed information and expert pearls in a user-friendly format, Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition is perfect for residents, fellows, medical students, and practicing ophthalmologists looking to improve their surgical techniques.
About the Author
Bonnie An Henderson, MD is a partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston and a Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Her career focus has been on education. She created and organized the annual Harvard Intensive Cataract Surgical Training Course, which focuses on teaching surgery to US residents. She was the lead investigator for the development of a computer software program that simulates surgery for training purposes. She has been the recipient of the “Teacher of the Year” award by the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology and nominated for Harvard’s Excellence in Teaching Award.
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