This atlas presents the state-of-the-art in vitreoretinal surgery. In ten chapters written by internationally respected vitreoretinal surgeons, it addresses various surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous, providing detailed information on all key surgical aspects. The topics covered include small-gauge vitrectomy and surgical aspects of retinal detachment, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, serous macular detachment with optic disc pit, coloboma of the choroid, and cysticercosis. Surgical aspects of various macular diseases such as epiretinal membrane, vitreomacular traction syndrome, and macular hole are also examined. Given its scope, the book offers a valuable asset for practicing ophthalmologists, vitreoretinal specialists, and trainees in the field. The Surgical Retina Atlas is one of nine volumes in the series Retina Atlas, which provides comprehensive and validated information on vitreoretinal diseases, covering imaging basics, retinal vascular disease, macular disorders, ocular inflammatory and infectious disorders, retinal degeneration, surgical retina, ocular oncology, pediatric retina and trauma.
Dr. Masahito Ohji, MD, graduated from Osaka University in 1983. He is currently a Professor and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed international publications and several book chapters to his credit, and is the treasurer of the Asia Pacific Vitreoretinal Society, a trustee of the Japan Ophthalmology Society, and an executive committee member of the Club Jules Gonin. Dr. Ohji has received several awards, including an Achievement Award and Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, an International Gold Award from the Chinese Ophthalmological Society, and an Achievement Award from the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology.