REFRACTIVE SURGERYAn elaborate and descriptive book "Refractive Surgey" has been written by Sunita Agarwal , loannis G Pallikaris, Michael C Knorz, Athiya Agarwal, Tobias H Neuhann, Amar Agarwal et al. The book has been accepted very well throughout the world and released at American Academy of Ophthalmology. This book is very useful for younger ophthalmologists.

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Section 1 : Basics

  1. Corneal Topography, Athiya Agarwal
  2. Pachymetry, Shashi Kapoor
  3. Endothelial Evaluation Role in Refractive Surgery, Ajay V Kulkarni, Murali K Aasuri, Satish Gupta
  4. Patient Selection for Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) and Laser-in-situ Keratomileusis (LASIK), Francisco J Gutierrez Carmona, Carmen Martin Marcos
  5. The Importance of a Preoperative Examination in LASIK and PRK Dimitrios S Siganos

Section 2 : Nonlaser Refractive Surgery

  1. Radial Keratotomy, William Jory William Jory
  2. Contact Lenses following Radial Keratotomy Keiki R Metha Keiki R Metha
  3. Personal Computer Assisted Astigmatic Keratotomy Koji Kawano Koji Kawano
  4. Keratomileusis and Keratophakia, T Agarwal, J Agarwal T Agarwal, J Agarwal
  5. Epikeratophakia, jin-Hak Lee jin-Hak Lee
  6. From Keratomileusis to Live-Epikeratophakia and LASIK, Jorg H Krumeich, Jan Daniel, Alfred Knulle Jorg H Krumeich, Jan Daniel, Alfred Knulle

Section 3 : Excimer Laser

  1. Excimer Laser: Fundamental Concepts, Amar Agarwal
  2. Scanning Laser Technology for Refractive Surgery, JT Lin JT Lin
  3. Corneal Wound Healing after Excimer Laser Keratectomy, Yuichi Kaji Yuichi Kaji
  4. Excimer Laser:Tissue Interaction, Shashi Kapoor
  5. Painless Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), F Hampton Roy, Donald G Johnson F Hampton Roy, Donald G Johnson
  6. Astigmatic Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), Jon.g S Lee Jon.g S Lee
  7. Complications of PRK, Shashi Kapoor
  8. Optical Zone Problems in PRESS, Ugo Cimberle Ugo Cimberle

Section 4 : LASIK

  1. From Keratomileusis-in-situ to LASIK: The Evolution of Lamellar Corneal Procedures, Loannis G Pallikaris, Theokliti G Papadaki
  2. Predictive Formulas for LASIK, Louis E Probst, Jonathan Woolfson, Michiel Kritzinger
  3. Microkeratomes for LASIK, Rasik B Vajpayee, Tanuj Dada
  4. Automatic Corneal Shaper, Amar Agarwal, T Agarwal, RR Sasikanth Amar, Agarwal, T Agarwal, RR Sasikanth
  5. Care and Handling of Microkeratomes, Nicholas C Caro, Paul Graczyk, Carmelita Coronel
  6. LASIK: The Technique, Howard V Gimbel, Ellen E Anderson Penno
  7. Down up LASIK T Agarwal, Sunita Agarwal
  8. Hyperopic LASIK Maria C Arbelaez, Michael C Knorz
  9. Pearls for Successful Refractive Surgery, Guillermo L Simon-Castellvi, Sarabel Simon-Castellvi,Jose Ma Simon-Castellvi,Demetrio Pita-Salorio Guillermo L Simon-Castellvi, Sarabel Simon-Castellvi,Jose Ma Simon-Castellvi,Demetrio Pita-Salorio
  10. LASIK: How to Achieve A Better Outcome Luiz Antonio Pereira Santini Luiz Antonio Pereira Santini
  11. Limitations of LASIK, Guillermo Avalos
  12. LASIK after RK or PRESS, Sunita Agarwal, Vishwas Varma, Nidhi Mathur
  13. Pediatric LASIK, T Agarwal, Sameer Narang,Priya Narang, Azimuddin Azim Siraj T Agarwal, Sameer Narang,Priya Narang, Azimuddin Azim Siraj
  14. Flap Complications Arthur Cummings, Frank Lavery Sands of Sahara Syndrome Alexander Hatsis Alexander Hatsis
  15. Management of Post-LASIK Decentrations and Overcorrections Mahmoud M Ismail Mahmoud M Ismail
  16. Relasik, Guillermo Avalos
  17. Topography-Assisted LASIK Michael C Knorz, Maria C Arbelaez

Section 5 : Lenses

  1. Why should Refractive Surgeonsbe looking beyond the Cornea ? Theodore P Werblin
  2. Refractive Phakic Intraocular Lens for the Correction of Myopia and Hyperopia (AC and Artisan Lens), Jorge L Alio y Sanz, Fernando A Rodriguez-Mier
  3. Phakic Iris-supported Lenses for the Correction of High Myopia and Hyperopia
    Jan GF Worst, Monika Landesz Phakic Refractive Lens for Correction of Myopia and Hyperopia Dimitrii D Dementiev, Kenneth j Hoffer, Gianfranco Sborgia, Paolo Marucchi, Antonio D'Amico
  4. Phakic Refractive Lens Implants (PRLI) (Intraocular Contact Lenses), Tobias H Neuhann Tobias H Neuhann
  5. Piggyback Lens Implantation, Johnny L Gayton, Michelle Van Der Karr, Val Sanders
  6. No Anesthesia Cataract / Clear Lens Extraction, Athiya Agarwal, Sunita Agarwal, Amar Agarwal
  7. A New Clear-Corneal Incision System for Refractive Cataract Surgery, Robert M Kershner
  8. The Changing Approach to Astigmatism Management during Phaco Surgery Louis D "skip" Nichamin
  9. Refractive Cataract Surgery, Pandelis A Papadopoulos
  10. A Visual Performance with AMO Array Multifocal Refractive Intraocular Lens
    Virgilio Centurion, Phakonit and Laser Phakonit:Lens Removal through A 0.9-mm Incision, Amar Agarwal, Sunita Agarwal, Athiya Agarwal

Section 6 : Miscellaneous

  1. Bioptics, JL Guell, M Vazquez
  2. Refractive Correction with an Intracorneal Device Terry E Burris, Debby Holmes-Higg
  3. Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments, Tobias H Neuhann
  4. Reducing Preexisting Astigmatism with Limbal Relaxing Incisions James P Gills
  5. Correction of Hyperopia by Laser Thermokeratoplasty (LTK), Jorge L Alio y Sanz, Juan j Perez-Santonja
  6. Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia, Warren D Cross, Gene W Zdenek
  7. Phototherapeutic Ket'atectomy (PTK), jes Mortensen
  8. Radiofrequency Keratoplasty, Weldon W Haw, Edward E Manche
  9. Vitreoretinal Complications of Refractive Surgery, Steve Charles, Adam M Katz, Kent Zocchi
  10. IOL Power Calculation after Refractive Surgery, Kenneth j Hoffer
  11. Ocular Therapeutics in Refractive Surgery, Ashok Garg