edited by James P. Gills, MD, 256 pp, with illus, $114.95, ISBN1-55642-612-7, Thorofare, NJ, Slack Inc, 2003.
This is an elegant and timely compendium on a topic of increasing interestto all anterior-segment surgeons. Striving for excellent unaided visual outcomesand higher patient satisfaction is not only necessary but essential in thisera of rapidly evolving technology and rising patient expectations. The textprovides a continuum of information on surgical correction of astigmatismfrom its history through a remarkable evolution to current techniques suchas toric intraocular lenses and wavefront-guided laser ablations, etc.
Chaluvadi UD. A Complete Surgical Guide for CorrectingAstigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122(8):1245-1246. doi:10.1001/archopht.122.8.1245