Illustrated Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery: A Step-by-Step Guide for Challenging Cases (Hardcover)

Illustrated Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery: A Step-by-Step Guide for Challenging Cases By Iqbal K. Ahmed, MD, Xavier Campos Möller, MD, Manjool Shah, MD, Arsham Sheybani, MD Cover Image

Illustrated Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery: A Step-by-Step Guide for Challenging Cases (Hardcover)


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For general ophthalmologists looking to expand their surgical skillsets, anterior segment surgery specialists wishing to learn new techniques, and residents looking to separate themselves from the pack, Illustrated Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery: A Step-by-Step Guide for Challenging Cases is a must-have resource.

The book provides a wide range of advanced anterior segment surgery techniques, presented in a highly designed graphic style.

Editors Iqbal “Ike” Ahmed, Xavier Campos-Möller, Manjool Shah, and Arsham Sheybani have created a dynamic visual guide that emphasizes images and diagrams and includes step-by-step illustrations to help readers understand the optimal hand positions for certain surgical maneuvers.

Each chapter focuses on an individual technique, allowing readers to consult specific chapters as needed. There is significant emphasis on both foundational concepts and advanced surgical techniques, including:
  • Ergonomics, hand positioning, and instrument grips
  • How to insert and remove iris hooks
  • Capsulorhexis in the setting of weak zonules 
  • How to perform intrascleral haptic fixation of a three-piece IOL
  • How to repair an iridodialysis cleft
With its unique graphic approach and easily digestible format, Illustrated Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery: A Step-by-Step Guide for Challenging Cases will help surgeons take their skills to the next level and tackle some of the most challenging cases in anterior segment surgery.
Iqbal K. Ahmed, MD is Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and Assistant Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he is Director of Research at the Kensington Eye Institute, Head of Ophthalmology at Trillium Health Partners, and Medical Director at Prism Eye Institute. Dr. Ahmed has become world renowned for his skills and ground-breaking work in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of highly complex eye diseases including glaucoma and surgical complications. He is recognized as being one of the most experienced complex eye surgeons in the world and has trained numerous surgeons in innovative surgical techniques. Furthermore, he has been at the leading edge of novel treatments for glaucoma, cataract, and lens implant surgery. Patients are referred to him locally, nationally, and from around the world. He has been invited to perform surgery in 4 continents across the globe. Dr. Ahmed has a keen interest in the development of advanced microsurgical devices and techniques in glaucoma surgery and complicated cataract extraction, and is actively involved in research and medical education at a national and international level. He has received research grants to study glaucoma medications, glaucoma laser and surgical devices/techniques, angle closure glaucoma, anterior segment and retinal/optic nerve imaging in glaucoma, cataract surgical techniques and devices, and intraocular lens designs. Dr. Ahmed has designed innovative glaucoma diamond scalpels for surgery, microsurgical instrumentation, and devices, implants, and techniques for the management of the dislocated cataract, iris reconstruction, and glaucoma implant devices. He has done pioneering work in innovative glaucoma surgery, developing and coining the term “Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)” as a new genre of surgical approaches and devices. He also performed the first laser cataract surgery in Canada. As a result of his innovative expertise, Dr. Ahmed has been asked to consult for a variety of companies and manufacturers, especially pertaining to the development of new devices and technologies.

Xavier Campos-Möller, MD is head of the Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery division of the Department of Ophthalmology at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. Dr. Campos-Möller completed his ophthalmology residency at the Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera in Mexico and a fellowship in Anterior Segment Surgery at the Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación, in Mexico City. He later completed a Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery fellowship with Ike Ahmed at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. He currently runs a busy surgical practice in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, focusing mostly on cataract, complex anterior segment, microinvasive, and traditional glaucoma surgery. He is committed to the eradication of blindness and frequently travels overseas for humanitarian surgery missions.

Manjool Shah, MD serves as a clinical assistant professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Additionally, he is the Medical Director of the Division of Glaucoma, Cataract, and Anterior Segment Disease as well as the Director of the glaucoma fellowship program. Dr. Shah completed his residency training at the Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon, and fellowship training in Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is active in teaching residents and fellows at his own institution, participates in surgical education missions around the world, and is an active participant of various national and international societies dedicated to sharing knowledge. His specialized interests include performing and teaching novel and traditional glaucoma surgeries, as well as the management of complex anterior segment challenges.

Arsham Sheybani, MD is an avid teacher but balances his life working with residents and fellows by chasing adventure and spending time with his wife and children.
Product Details ISBN: 9781630911843
ISBN-10: 1630911844
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Publication Date: July 15th, 2021
Pages: 288
Language: English