Cataract Surgery, 3rd Edition


PART I – Evaluation

Chapter 1. The Pathology of Cataracts

Chapter 2. Surgical Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pathogenesis, and Classification of Cataracts

Chapter 3. Preoperative Evaluation of the Patient with Visually Significant Cataract

Chapter 4. Intraocular Lens Power Calculation

Chapter 5. Intraocular Lens Power Calculations after Refractive Surgery

PART II – Preparation

Chapter 6. Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices: Physical Characteristics,Clinical Applications, and Complications

Chapter 7. The Phaco Machine :The Physical Principles Guiding its Operation

Chapter 8. Retrobulbar and Peribulbar Anesthesia for Cataract Surgery

Chapter 9. Topical Intracameral Anesthesia

PART III – Extracapsular Cataract Extraction

Chapter 10. Extracapsular Cataract Surgery: Indications and Techniques

Chapter 11. Small Incision Cataract Surgery in Underdeveloped Countries

PART IV – Phacoemulsification

Chapter 12. Prophylactic Preoperative Preparation and Operative Measures for Control of Infection, Inflammation and Intraocular Pressure

Chapter 13. Incision Construction

Chapter 14. Capsulorrhexis

Chapter 15. Hydrodissection and Hydrodelineation

Chapter 16. Principles of Nuclear Phacoemulsification

Chapter 17. Phaco Chop

Chapter 18. Tilt and Tumble Phacoemulsification: Coaxial and Bimanual

Chapter 19. Biaxial Phacoemulsification

Chapter 20. Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification with Torsional Ultrasound

PART V – Special Techniques for Cataract Extraction

Chapter 21. Phacoemulsification in the Presence of a Small Pupil

Chapter 22. Combined Cataract Implant and Filtering Surgery

Chapter 23. Combined Cataract Extraction and Corneal Transplantation

Chapter 24. Control of Astigmatism in the Cataract Patient

Chapter 25. Cataract Surgery in Uveitis Patients

Chapter 26. Surgical Management of Pediatric Cataracts and Aphakia

Chapter 27. The Intumescent Cataract

Chapter 28. Dense Brunescent Cataract

Chapter 29. Capsule Tension Rings and Segments

Chapter 30. Techniques and Principles of Surgical Management for the Traumatic Cataract

Chapter 31. Iris Repair

Chapter 32. High Myopia

Chapter 33. Nanophthalmos, Relative Anterior Microphthalmos, and Axial Hyperopia

Chapter 34. Cataract Surgery in the Presence of Other Ocular Comorbidities

PART VI – Intraocular Lenses

Chapter 35. The Evolution of the Intraocular Lens

Chapter 36. Polymethylmethacrylate Intraocular Lenses

Chapter 37. Foldable Intraocular Lenses, Edge Design, and Aspheric Optics

Chapter 38. Presbyopia Correcting Intraocular Lenses

Chapter 39. The Correction of Astigmatism During Cataract Surgery with Toric Intraocular Lenses

Chapter 40. Intraocular Lens Spectral Filtering

Chapter 41. Secondary Intraocular Lens Implantation and Stabilization

Chapter 42. Pathology of Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses

PART VII – Management of Complications

Chapter 43. Risk Management in Cataract Surgery

Chapter 44. Intraoperative Complications of Phacoemulsification Surgery

Chapter 45. Anterior Vitrectomy Techniques for the Cataract Surgeon

Chapter 46. Surgical Repositioning and Explantation of the Intraocular Lens

Chapter 47. Issues in Wound Management

Chapter 48. Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome

Chapter 49. Corneal Edema after Cataract Surgery

Chapter 50. Glaucoma after Cataract Surgery

Chapter 51. Neodymium: Yttrium-Aluminum-Garnet Laser Posterior Capsulotomy

Chapter 52. Neodymium: Yttrium-Aluminum-Garnet Laser in the Management of Postoperative Complications of Cataract Surgery

Chapter 53. Ingrowths

Chapter 54. Macular Causes of Poor Postoperative Vision: Cystoid Macular Edema, Epiretinal Fibrosis, and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Chapter 55. Postoperative Endophthalmitis

Chapter 56. Management of Postoperative Complications: Retinal Detachment

Chapter 57. Prolonged Intraocular Inflammation

PART VIII – Innovations and Future Trends for Cataract Surgery

Chapter 58. Cataract Surgery: Future Predictions