Chapter 1. What do cataract patients want?.- Chapter 2. Timing of cataract surgery.- Chapter 3. Risk stratification.- Chapter 4. Choice of Anaesthesia.- Chapter 5. Novel methods of delivery.- Chapter 6. Refractive aim and choice of intra ocular lens.- Chapter 7. Biometry.- Chapter 8. Methods of learning cataract surgery.- Chapter 9. Surgical pearls for challenging cases.- Chapter 10. Cystoid macular oedema.- Chapter 11. Endophthalmitis.- Chapter 12. Posterior capsule opacification.- Chapter 13. Market forces, premium cataract surgery and managing the unhappy patient.- Chapter 14. Sustainable cataract surgery
This book provides ophthalmic professionals and trainees with practical guidance on how to perform cataract surgery efficiently. From patient satisfaction and risk stratification to safely performing cataract surgery, it addresses specific problems and offers clear solutions. The respective chapters address the health economy, surgical outcomes, staff satisfaction, surgical training, and research. Cataract surgeons seeking to further develop their clinical skills will find this book an indispensable resource in their day-to-day practice.
Written by respected laser and lens refractive surgeons, this book will provide professionals and trainees with valuable new approaches to cataract surgery and patient management.
Professor Liu is noted for his interest in OOKP (osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis) surgery, a revolutionary form of artificial corneal implant for patients with end-stage corneal blindness. He has established a centre of excellence for OOKP surgery at The Sussex Eye Hospital in Brighton, serving the UK and beyond, where he leads a multi-disciplinary team. He has travelled extensively to raise awareness for and teach OOKP surgery, in addition to Visiting Professorships around the globe, e.g. at Kinki University Medical School in Osaka, Japan and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, India. He received the Spanish 'Member of Merit' award from the Barraquer Institute in Barcelona and is a visiting Senior Consultant to the Singapore National Eye Centre.
An experienced laser and lens refractive surgeon, Professor Liu uses both LASIK and surface treatment procedures (such as PRK). He was President of the British Society for Refractive Surgery (BSRS) from 2005 to 2008 and was President of the Medical Contact Lens & Ocular Surface Association from 1998 to 2000. He also specializes in the treatment of corneal and external eye disease, and in caring for patients with glaucoma.
Ahmed Shalaby Bardan is a Lecturer at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alexandria, Egypt, and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK. He is also a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Northampton General Hospital, UK, specialising in cornea, external eye diseases and cataracts.
Following basic and higher specialty training at Alexandria University hospitals, he completed a 2-year fellowship in corneal and anterior segment diseases at Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton, UK. He has contributed to national and international courses and workshops on cataract surgery, immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery, delivery of cataract services, and lamellar and endothelial keratoplasty techniques. He has extensive experience in the management of complex and challenging cataract cases, and in laser and lens refractive surgery.