Refractive Cataract Surgery and Multifocal IOLs

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9781556424601: Refractive Cataract Surgery and Multifocal IOLs

Refractive Cataract Surgery and Multifocal IOLs edited by R. Bruce Wallace III, MD will teach you how to maximize the benefits of a refractive approach to cataract surgery. This new systematic approach to cataract surgery will undoubtedly lead to better patient satisfaction, because you will be able to help minimize patients’ dependence on spectacles after cataract surgery for distance and near vision.

Dr. Wallace and the book's contributors present their up-to-the-moment techniques for selection of IOLs and surgical strategies. With the necessary skill to implement these new technologies, they share their knowledge of topics ranging from IOL insertion to phaco in high risk cases. In addition, the book covers the newest option for cataract patients - Multifocal IOLs.

This text provides a well-rounded introduction to Multifocal IOLs technology, teaching the reader how to avoid problems with Multifocal IOLs use, and how to improve results and create satisfied patients. Chapters include sections on IOL calculation, phaco in high-risk cases, reducing astigmatism, and multifocal IOL patient selection and counseling. With 119 color illustrations, this text is a must-have for anyone performing cataract surgery.

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About the Author:

R. Bruce Wallace, III, MD

R. Bruce Wallace, III, MD is medical director of Wallace Eye Surgery in Alexandria, Louisiana. He is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Dr. Wallace has been a principal investigator for a variety of intraocular lenses including multifocal IOLs manufactured by Alcon, Allergan, 3M, and Pharmacia. He continues to be an advisor to ophthalmic companies for IOL design, phacoemulsification equipment, and other surgical instrumentation. Starting in 1990, Dr. Wallace was editor of Target: Emmetropia in Ocular Surgery News, one of the first series of articles devoted to refractive cataract surgery. He has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters and has lectured extensively on methods to enhance phacorefractive procedures.

Dr. Wallace is past president of the American College of Eye Surgeons and the Society for Excellence in Eyecare and serves on the editorial boards of Ocular Surgery News, Ophthalmology Management, Review of Ophthalmology and the Video Journal of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Wallace and his wife, Pam, have two sons, Bill and Jim.


"Dr. Wallace and his associate authors have created a comprehensive, clearly written guide for the surgeon who wishes to become a refractive cataract surgeon. Refractive Cataract Surgery and Multifocal IOLs is a must read for the modern cataract surgeon."

— Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

“the reader…should read the book for the very strong points it makes about the topics presented.”

— Steve Arshinoff, MD, FRCSC, Toronto, Alta. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology

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R. Bruce Wallace III. MD
Published by Slack Incorporated (2001)
ISBN 10: 1556424604 ISBN 13: 9781556424601
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