Vitreous Microsurgery, Fourth Edition
- Publish Date: 2006-09-12
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Steve Charles MD;Jorge Calzada MD;Byron Wood
Written by a pioneering leader in the development of vitreoretinal surgical techniques and instruments, this volume is a comprehensive how-to guide to all vitreoretinal procedures. This thoroughly updated Fourth Edition describes many new techniques and refinements of established procedures. More than 160 three-dimensional full-color illustrationsmany by the Charles Retina Institute's resident medical artist, Byron Woodenable surgeons to clearly visualize the techniques.
This edition features a brand-new chapter on small diameter (25-gauge) sutureless transconjunctival vitrectomy, and presents state-of-the-art information on anti-VEGF therapy for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and venous occlusive disease. Other highlights include new information on intravitreal Kenalog and new strategies for managing retinopathy of prematurity.