Sterilization and care of Ophthalmic Instruments.- Ophthalmic surgical sutures and needles.- Basics of surgical instruments.- Anterior segment surgery instruments.- Posterior segment surgery instruments.- Ophthalmic plastic and orbital surgery instruments.- Refractive surgery instruments.- Ophthalmic operating room machines
The goal of this book is to offer readers essential information on the morphological features of ophthalmic surgical instruments, their possible uses, and intraoperative handling of the standard and latest instrumentation across ophthalmology subspecialties. Detailed content on basic and advanced instruments for both anterior and posterior segment surgeries is also provided, helping readers use them in the most effective and efficient manner.
This handy manual also provides valuable insights into proper sterilization techniques, suture materials, and common OR equipment and machines. The text is richly illustrated throughout.
As part of the series "Current Practices in Ophthalmology", this volume is intended for residents, fellows-in-training, generalist ophthalmologists, and specialists alike.
Dr Parul Ichhpujani is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India, where she is chiefly responsible for glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology services. She completed her Glaucoma training at the Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India and in a subsequent Clinical Research fellowship, under Dr George L Spaeth, at Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, USA. She currently serves on the Education Committee of the World Glaucoma Association and is the Associate Managing Editor of the Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice, the official journal of the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery. She was ranked among the Powerlist 2015 for the "Best 40 ophthalmologists under 40".
An avid researcher, Dr Ichhpujani has co-authored three books: "Pearls in Glaucoma Therapy", "Living with Glaucoma", and "Smart Resources in Ophthalmology"; and has edited another five: "Expert Techniques in Ophthalmology", "Glaucoma: Basic and Clinical Perspectives", "Manual of Glaucoma", "Clinical Cases in Glaucoma: An Evidence Based Approach" and "Glaucoma: Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics." She has contributed several research articles and book chapters in national and international books, and serves as a reviewer for many ophthalmology journals.
Dr Manpreet Singh (MS, DNB, FAICO) is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, where his is responsible for ophthalmic plastic surgery services. After completing his senior residency at PGIMER, he pursued a fellowship in Oculofacial Aesthetics at Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, India with Dr Kasturi Bhattacharjee. Later, he worked as a fellow with Dr Mohd. Javed Ali at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India and learned various endoscopic endonasal lacrimal procedures. Dr Singh serves as a reviewer for various national and international journals and has published over 35 papers and one book chapter.