Strabismus surgery

Innovative and Classic Approaches

STRABISMUS SURGERY

Strabismus surgery

Innovative and Classic Approaches

A unique how-to guide on surgical management of strabismus from top experts in the field !

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Auteur(s) Irene H. Ludwig
Éditeur THIEME
Date 16/01/2021
Taille 0 X 0
Type Broché
ISBN 9781626235267

Description détaillée : Strabismus surgery

Strabismus correction is the third most common ophthalmic surgery in the US, with 1.2 million procedures performed each year.

What is the content of "Strabismus Surgery" ?

Strabismus Surgery by renowned pediatric ophthalmologist Irene Ludwig provides comprehensive coverage of strabismus treatment – featuring state-of-the-art techniques based on recent anatomical research and discoveries. Throughout the text and accompanying videos, an impressive group of contributors share clinical pearls and firsthand knowledge.

Recent research shows that strabismus has a mechanical etiology more frequently than previously thought, and that by directly correcting the mechanical defects, more targeted correction is possible than with traditional approaches.

Accordingly, the book is organized by mechanism rather than strabismic deviations and patterns.

Presented in four parts, each of which is further delineated by sections, this unique textbook includes 36 chapters starting with the fascinating history of strabismus surgery and concluding with future possible treatments.

Key Highlights

  • New surgical techniques designed to correct muscle displacements and muscle defects related to abnormalities of the extraocular muscle pulleys and intermuscular bands
  • Recognition and repair of stretched scar and flap tear
  • A section dedicated to CNS-related causes of strabismus discusses state-of-the-art surgical approaches for conditions including nystagmus and cranial nerve palsies
  • A comprehensive summary of injection techniques using botulinum toxin and bupivacaine to correct strabismus, particularly in otherwise inoperable conditions
  • Ninety strabismus surgery videos demonstrate a full spectrum of basic to advanced techniques
  • Remarkable illustrations beautifully capture the complex anatomy of the eye muscles and pulleys
  • The mechanistic approaches described in this outstanding resource will help trainees and seasoned ophthalmologists achieve more precise and lasting results.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Who is the author of "Strabismus Surgery" ?

Dr. Irene Ludwig is widely known for her innovative new technologies in adult and children’s eye surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Ophthalmological Society, the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the Costenbader Society, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Her accomplishments in the field of pediatric ophthalmology include lecturing at scientific meetings and publishing a number of ophthalmological papers.

Dr. Ludwig has other areas of research interest, including the connection between strabismus and sinus disease, improved surgical techniques of superior oblique palsy and a new repair of diplopia caused by facial trauma.

Dr. Irene H. Ludwig is independently contracted exclusively with Eye Health Partners of Middle Tennessee, Inc. and Eye Health Partners of Alabama, Inc.

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