This book is designed to help Lacrimal surgeons not only avoid their own mistakes, but correct the complications of patients referred to them. Lacrimal surgery is not a part of every ophthalmologist's daily practice, but every eye care provider refers patients to the occuloplastic specialist who do these procedures. There have been exciting advances in recent years, including the advent of balloon assisted procedures. But, the increase in lasik procedures has led to dry eye as a common complication. This surgical "how to" book shows the general ophthalmologist and occuloplastic specialist how to effectively treat the range of lacrimal disorders.
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"The book explores the anatomy, diagnosis, and management of lacrimal disorders, and discusses the gamut of disorders, from commonly-seen to rarer etiologies. … This is clearly targeted to oculoplastic specialists. Because its course covers basic examination skills and an overview of the anatomy, it may be best suited to fellows and clinicians who are earlier in their careers. … This is a welcome addition to our knowledge of lacrimal anatomy." (Roberta E. Gausas, Doody's Review Service, February, 2008)Dalla quarta di copertina:
Lacrimal surgeries are among the most commonly performed ones in occulopastic surgery. The procedures range from unblocking tear ducts in small children with this very minor congenital dysmorphology to correcting dry eye through surgery. As with many of these procedures, the disorders sound minor but the patients’ lives are seriously affected. Dry eye is more than an inconvenience, sometimes leading to corneal microabrasions, infections, and photosensitivity. Dry eye is caused by any number of systemic autoimmune disorders such as lupus or arthritis, excessive radiation, drug reactions, old age, and lasik and other surgeries.
There are other books reviewing lacrimal surgery as a portion of occuloplastic practice. The editors have chosen, in The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, to address the whole range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume. By broadening the scope of the subject, the editors hope to meet the needs of residents, ophthalmologists who do some lacrimal procedures, fellows who are learning the special procedures, and experts interested in learning about the most recent modifications of technique.
Table of Contents: Foreword.- Introduction.- Dedication.- Section One Anatomy.- Introduction.- 1 Anatomy of the Lacrimal System.- 2 Gender and Racial Variation of the Lacrimal System.- 3 Histology and Pathology of the Lacrimal System.- 4 Nasal Anatomy and Evaluation.- Section Two Diagnosis.- Introduction.- 5 Congenital Etiologies of Lacrimal System Obstructions.- 6 Acquired Etiologies of Lacrimal System Obstructions.- 7 Evaluation of the Tearing Patient.- 8 Imaging and Clinical Evaluation of The Lacrimal Drainage System.- Section Three Management and Surgical Technique.- Introduction.- 9 The Tear Deficient Patient.- 10 Surgery of the Punctum and Canaliculus.- 11 Lacrimal Trauma.- 12 Primary External Dacryocystorhinostomy.- 13 Primary Endonasal Dacryocystorhinostomy.- 14 Transcanalicular Dacryocystorhinostomy.- 15 Conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy.- 16 Endonasal Conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy.- 17 Pediatric Balloon Assisted Lacrimal Dacryoplasty.- 18 Balloon Assisted Lacrimal Dacryoplasty in Adults.- 19 Balloon Assisted Lacrimal Surgery.- 20 9 mm Endoscopic Balloon DCR: A New Less Invasive Procedure for Tearing in Adults.- 21 Radiofrequency DCR.- 22 Powered Endoscopic DCR.- 23 Laser DCR, Part 1: Laser-Assisted Endonasal Endoscopic DCR.- 24 Laser DCR, Part 2: Laser-Assisted Endonasal Endoscopic DCR with the Holmium: YAG Laser.- 25 Laser DCR, Part 3:Laser-Assisted Endonasal Endoscopic DCR with the KTP Laser.- 26 Revision DCR.- 27 The Adjunctive Use of Mitomycin C in DCR.- 28 The Griffiths Nasolacrimal Catheter.- 29 The Sisler Lacrimal Canalicular Trephine.
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