Manual of Anterior Segment Surgery

Manual of Anterior Segment Surgery

Gregory Smith


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Microscopic surgery requires complicated maneuvers. There are often photos, videos, and descriptions of what the instruments are doing. However, there are ways to set yourself up for success in ophthalmic surgical techniques. Inside the Manual of Anterior Segment Surgery is the wisdom of over 4 decades of surgical experience by Drs. S. Gregory Smith, Ryan G. Smith, and Richard L. Lindstrom covering the essentials of anterior segment surgery. Through this experience, one of the key ingredients in setting yourself up for success is the position of your hands in relation to the instrument and what you are trying to accomplish with the instrument. In a concise yet detailed manner, the basics of microscope management, patient head position, surgeon hand position, the relationship of the instrument and the hands, and how to enhance the performance of every surgical maneuver are covered with helpful illustrations. Designed to enhance your surgical techniques by putting you in a position to succeed, this manual will make the complex maneuvers look simple and improve patient outcomes. The Manual of Anterior Segment Surgery is a method to shorten your timeline to excellent surgery.