Presbyopia: A Surgical Textbook by Amar Agarwal MS, FRCS, FRCOphth

Cover Type: Hard Cover
Number of Pages: 256
ISBN: 55642-577-5
Price $110.00

In the 21st century, the latest developments in ophthalmic surgery will be in the field of Presbyopia. This dynamic book not only presents the concepts necessary to understand Presbyopia, but also offers the surgical possibilities for treatingthe condition. It is the ideal resource for ophthalmologists who currently perform Presbyopic treatment as well as those wanting to move into it.

Dr. Agarwal and his contributors have created a complete, thorough book about the management of this condition. It covers the scleral, corneal, and lenticular modifications done to treat Presbyopia, dissects each technique, and explains how to manage complications of each technique. The most recent treatments, cataract or clear lens surgery as well as the no anesthesia procedure, are discussed in full detail. The latest technique of cataract removal and IOL implantation done through a 0.9 mm incision is also covered.

Presbyopia is the final frontier for an ophthalmologist. This in-depth book, developed with input from prominent doctors, paves the way for understanding this emerging topic. Ophthalmologists, optometrists, and residents will benefit from the insightful subject matter contained in this book.

Topics covered inside are:
  • Scleral Expansion Bands - Ronald Schachar, USA
  • Phakonit - Cataract Surgery Through a 0.9 MM Incision WITH THE ROLLABLE IOL- Amar Agarwal, India
  • No Anesthesia Cataract Surgery - Amar Agarwal, India
  • Presbyopic Phakic IOL - GeorgeS F Baikoff, France
  • Multifocal IOLís - I. Howard Fine, USA
  • Presbyopic LASIK - Guillermo Avalos, Mexico
  • Surgilight Laser - JT Lin, USA
  • Accomodating IOLs - Louis Probst, Canada
  • Conductive keratoplasy - Ioannis Pallikaris, Greece
  • Anterior Ciliary sclerotomy - William Jory, UK
  • Theories of Presbyopia - David Apple, USA
Table of Contents

Section I. Presbyopia, Accommodation, Anatomy, Physiology, and Optics
Chapter 1. The History of Presbyopia
Chapter 2. The Human Crystalline Lens, Ciliary Body, and Zonules: Their Relevance to Presbyopia
Chapter 3. Physiology of Accommodation and Presbyopia
Chapter 4. The Mechanism of Accommodation and Presbyopia: The Scleral Expansion Band Procedure
Chapter 5. Presbyopia and Accommodation: Anatomy, Physiology, and Optics
Chapter 6. The New Mechanism for Laser Presbyopia Reversal and Accommodation
Chapter 7. Contact Lens Alternatives for Presbyopia
Section II. Scleral Modifications to Correct Presbyopia
Chapter 8. Scleral Expansion Band Instrumentation and Anesthesia
Chapter 9. Scleral Expansion Bands: Patient Selection, Preoperative Evaluation, Technique, and Prevention of Complications
Chapter 10. Scleral Expansion Band Surgical Technique
Chapter 11. Ultrasound Biomicroscopy After Scleral Expansion Band Surgery and Postoperative Exercises
Chapter 12. Supraciliary Segments
Chapter 13. Anterior Ciliary Sclerotomy With Silicone Expansion Plug Implantation: Effect on Presbyopia and Intraocular Pressure
Chapter 14. Anterior Ciliary Sclerotomy With Titanium Implants
Chapter 15. Clinical Results of Laser Presbyopia Reversal Using the OptiVision Infrared Laser
Section III. Corneal Modifications to Correct Presbyopia
Chapter 16. Presbyopic LASIK: The PARM Technique
Chapter 17. Presbyopic LASIK: The Agarwal Technique
Chapter 18. Monovision With LASIK
Chapter 19. Laser Thermokeratoplasty
Chapter 20. Conductive Keratoplasty
Section IV. Lenticular Modifications to Correct Presbyopia
Chapter 21. No-Anesthesia Cataract Surgery With the Karate Chop Technique
Chapter 22. The Phakonit ThinOptX Rollable Intraocular Lens
Chapter 23. The Accommodating Intraocular Lens
Chapter 24. The C & C Vision CrystaLens Model AT-45 Silicone Intraocular Lens
Chapter 25. The HumanOptics Akkommodative 1CU Intraocular Lens: Restoring Accommodation in the Pseudophakic Patient
Chapter 26. Refractive Lens Exchange With a Multifocal Intraocular Lens
Chapter 27. Presbyopic Phakic Intraocular Lenses

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