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February 2004

Refractive Eye Surgery, 2nd ed

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by Leo D. Bores, MD, 581 pp, with illus, $295, ISBN 0-632-04364-4,Malden, Mass, Blackwell Sciences Inc, 2001.


Copyright 2004 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2004

Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122(2):299. doi:10.1001/archopht.122.2.299-a

The second edition of Refractive Eye Surgery iswritten predominantly by Leo Bores, MD, with contributions by several otherprominent co-authors. Dr Bores divides the book into several main sectionsincluding the history of refractive surgery, optics of refractive surgery,wound healing, topography, and the refractive procedures. The refractive proceduresportion of the book includes radial keratotomy, management of astigmatismlamellar refractive surgery, lenticular refractive surgery, scleral reinforcement,and hyperopic surgery.

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