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Curbside Consultation in Refractive and Lens-Based Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions

Curbside Consultation in Refractive and Lens-Based Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions (Paperback)

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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional references on refractive surgery? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for the daily examination of patients? This book provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a "curbside consultation" between experienced clinicians. Drs. Bonnie An Henderson and Sonia H. Yoo have designed this unique reference in which refractive specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly encountered by ophthalmologists, residents, and other health care professionals. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to refractive and lens-based surgery with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate clinical diagnoses and treatment plans.

Based on clinical scenarios that a refractive surgeon might encounter in real life, Curbside Consultation in Refractive and Lens-Based Surgery provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume ophthalmologists will appreciate. General ophthalmologists and residents alike will enjoy the user-friendly and casual format. Some of the questions that are answered: * How do I manage epithelial ingrowth after LASIK? What if it recurs? * Should I perform PRK in patients with forme fruste keratoconus? * How do I manage patients with dry eyes after LASIK surgery? * How do I determine my surgically induced astigmatism? * Is a monocular implantation of a multifocal IOL tolerated? * How do you manage an unhappy multifocal patient who is experiencing halos and glare?

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineOphthalmology Publisher: SLACK Incorporated Publication Date: 15/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9781617110832  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Bonnie An Henderson, MD is a partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston and a Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Henderson completed her ophthalmology residency at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She graduated from Dartmouth College and from Dartmouth Medical School with high honors. Dr. Henderson specializes in refractive cataract surgery and complex anterior segment surgery. She has authored over 100 articles, papers, book chapters, and abstracts, written/edited 4 textbooks, and has delivered over 250 invited lectures worldwide. Dr. Henderson is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Refractive Surgery and Associate Editor for Eyeworld for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She serves on the editorial advisory board of Eyenet Magazine of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and serves on the editorial boards of 3 other journals. She serves on a number of committees for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Society. She is a reviewer for eight ophthalmic journals. Dr. Henderson has been awarded an Achievement Award and Secretariat Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and Best of awards from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery for her research and films. She serves on the Executive Committee and is the President-Elect of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery for 2017. She serves on the Executive Board of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the Executive Board of Women In Ophthalmology, and has served on the Physician Board of Directors at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She also serves on the Board of Overseers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Sonia H. Yoo, MD is a Professor of Ophthalmology with a joint appointment in Biomedical Engineering and Associate Medical Director at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Yoo received her BA at Stanford University and MD at Case Western Reserve University. She completed residency and fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in 1998. Her areas of clinical practice are cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. Her areas of research interest are in laser applications in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery and restoring accommodation. She has authored over 100 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles and has been the principle investigator in numerous drug and device trials. Dr. Yoo served as the cornea fellowship director at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute from 2000-2013. Dr. Yoo is the 2014 program chair of the Refractive Surgery subspecialty day program of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves on the Academy s Practicing Ophthalmologists Curriculum Refractive Management/Intervention Panel for refractive surgery. She is a board member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and is on the board of directors for the Cornea Society. She is a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals. Additionally, she serves on the editorial board of the Cornea Society, the Journal of Refractive Surgery, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging."

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