In a concise yet detailed manner, the basics of microscope management, patient head position, surgeon hand position, the relationship of the instrument and the hands, and how to enhance the performance of every surgical maneuver are covered with helpful illustrations.
Designed to enhance your surgical techniques by putting you in a position to succeed, this manual will show you how to make the complex maneuvers look simple and improve patient outcomes. The Manual of Anterior Segment Surgery is a method to shorten your timeline to excellent surgery
About the Authors
Foreword by Edward J. Holland, MD
Injection of Fluids
Two-Handed Technique of Phacoemulsification
Irrigation and Aspiration
Placement of Viscoelastic
Insertion of Intraocular Lens
Movement of the Head and Eye
“I do not often see books on this topic. However, this one will prove quite valuable to those in training. Its small and portable size improves its advantage as both a quick read and a quick reference for beginning surgeons.”- Diana V Do, MD, Doody's Review Service
About the Editors
Ryan G. Smith, MD is completing his residency in ophthalmology at Stanford University in California. An avid photographer, this is his first venture in medical photography.
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD completed undergraduate, medical school, and residency training at the University of Minnesota and affiliated hospitals in 1977. He then pursued 2 years of fellowship training in cornea, ophthalmic microsurgery, and glaucoma in Minneapolis, MN, Dallas, TX, and Salt Lake City, UT. He is Founder and Attending Surgeon at Minnesota Eye Consultants, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota, a University of Minnesota Foundation Trustee, Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, and Global Chief Medical Editor of Ocular Surgery News.
Dr. Lindstrom is a board-certified ophthalmologist and internationally recognized leader in cornea, cataract, refractive, glaucoma, and laser surgery. He has been at the forefront of ophthalmology’s evolutionary changes throughout his career as a recognized researcher, teacher, inventor, writer, lecturer, and highly acclaimed physician and surgeon. A frequent lecturer throughout the world, he has presented over 40 named lectures and keynote speeches. He has been awarded over 40 patents in ophthalmology and has developed a number of corneal preservation solutions, intraocular lenses, and instruments that are used in clinical practices globally. He has co-edited 7 books and published over 350 peer-reviewed journal articles and 60 book chapters. His professional affiliations are extensive.