Management of Complications in Refractive Surgery

  • Jorge L. Alió
  • Dimitri T. Azar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. Wallace Chamon, Norma Alleman
    Pages 1-8
  3. Stephen G. Slade, Helen K. Wu, Waleed A. Allam, Julio Baviera, David R. Hardten
    Pages 15-31
  4. José de la Cruz, Joelle Hallak, Dimitri Azar, Sandeep Jain, Marlane J. Brown, David R. Hardten et al.
    Pages 33-71
  5. Jerome C. Ramos-Esteban, Steven Wilson, Gustavo E. Tamayo, J. Bradley Randleman, R. Doyle Stulting, Eric E. Gabison et al.
    Pages 73-102
  6. Arturo S. Chayet, Luis F. Torres, Noel Alpins, Gemma Walsh
    Pages 103-112
  7. Vikentia J. Katsanevaki, César Albarrán, David Piñero, Jorge L. Alió, Jonathan H. Talamo, Jorge L. Alió
    Pages 113-153
  8. J. Fernando Arevalo, Reinaldo A. Garcia, Rafael A. Garcia-Amaris, Juan G. Sanchez
    Pages 155-167
  9. Karl G. Stonecipher, Teresa S. Ignacio, Kody G. Stonecipher, Vance Thompson
    Pages 169-177
  10. David Fahd, José de la Cruz, Sandeep Jain, Dimitri Azar
    Pages 179-186
  11. David P. S. O’Brart
    Pages 187-196
  12. Carlo F. Lovisolo, Alessandro Mularoni, Antonio Calossi, Charles Wm. Stewart
    Pages 197-224
  13. Orkun Muftuoglu, Jorge L. Alió, Antonio A P. Marinho, Carlo F. Lovisolo, Fabio Mazzolani
    Pages 225-264
  14. José Ma Ruiz-Moreno, Jorge L. Alió, Mohamed H. Shabayek, Emanuel Rosen, Béatrice Cochener, Jean Louis Arne
    Pages 265-283
  15. Howard Fine, Richard S. Hoffman, Mark Packer, Laurie Brown, Marguerite B. McDonald
    Pages 285-296
  16. Mohamed H. Shabayek, Jorge L. Alió
    Pages 297-306
  17. M. Emilia Mulet, Jorge L Alió, Michael Knorz
    Pages 307-313
  18. Nayyirih G. Tahzib, Rudy M. M. A. Nuijts, James J. Salz, Bharavi Kharod, Natalie A. Afshari
    Pages 315-328
  19. Takashi Kojima, Tatsuya Ongucci, Joelle Hallak, Dimitri Azar
    Pages 329-350
  20. Pages e1-e1
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 355-361

About this book


The diversity of procedures that characterize modern refractive surgery makes it, both for the beginner and the experienced surgeon, necessary to have well established guidelines to face refractive complications. This lavishly illustrated guide is written by international opinion leaders with extensive experience in the practice of refractive surgery. It offers the reader practical pearls to the solution and prevention of the different complications of corneal and refractive surgery.

Complications covered include: Intraoperative complications, e.g. intraocular refractive surgery, femtosecond laser, LASIK and EPILASIK, refractive lens exchange, corneal refractive surgery, early post-operative complications and late post-operative complications.

All complications are described and lavishly illustrated from its pathogenesis to its treatment modalities. It provides ophthalmic surgeons with the most adequate solutions for the most frequent problems they face in their daily practice.


Astigmatism Cornea Excimer Laser Hyperopia Intraocular Lenses Laser Myopia Refractive Surgery Surgery cataract surgery pathogenesis retina

Editors and affiliations

  • Jorge L. Alió
    • 1
  • Dimitri T. Azar
    • 2
  1. 1.Vissum CorporationAlicanteSpain
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Illinois Eye and Ear InfirmaryUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-37583-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-37584-5
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