Lacrimal system surgery is among the most common procedures performed by oculoplastic surgeons. Surgical intervention ranges from probing and intubation of blocked nasolacrimal ducts to endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy.
There are few recently published textbooks dedicated to lacrimal surgery. The editors have chosen, in The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, to address the complete range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume. By broadening the scope of the subject, the editors hope to meet the needs of ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, oral maxillofacial and plastic surgeons who perform lacrimal procedures, oculoplastic fellows who are mastering the nuances of these procedures, and experts interested in learning about the most recent modifications in techniques.
While there are books that review lacrimal surgery as a portion of occuloplastic practice, The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, Second Edition, addresses the range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume. Building off of the success of the first edition, this text includes significantly updated information, as well as new chapters that are complete with high quality color images and illustrations.Lacrimal surgeries are among the most commonly performed ones in occulopastic surgery. The procedures range from unblocking tear ducts in small children with congenital dysmorphology, to correcting dry eye through surgery. As with many of these procedures, the disorders sound minor but the patients' lives are seriously affected. By broadening the scope of the subject, the editors of The Lacrimal System, Second Edition meet the needs of oculoplastic surgeons, ophthalmologists, residents and fellows who are learning these special procedures.?
This comprehensive and detailed text deals with the diagnosis and surgery of blepharoptosis, and will benefit any practicing physician, fellow or resident who deals with blepharoptosis.
This comprehensive text covers both core and advanced principles within oculofacial, orbital, and lacrimal surgery with extensive detail not found in any other current book on the subject. Richly illustrated with hundreds of images,Oculofacial, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery: A Compendium is written and edited by international leaders in fields spanning ophthalmology, otolaryngology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and plastic surgery. Covering topics such as embryology, anatomy, and physiology of the lacrimal system, imaging for orbital diseases and thyroid-related ophthalmology, and flap geometry and planning, this book is an excellent resource for those in training, as well as seasoned clinicians looking to stay current. This book is divided into five sections: Eyelid, Oculofacial, Lacrimal, Orbit, and Socket, with each section containing detailed chapters addressing evaluation, imaging, and various surgical approaches and management.Designed to not only provide an anatomical and surgical guide for all three types of surgeries, but to help physicians avoid mistakes and correct complications of patients referred to them, Oculofacial, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery: A Compendium is the definitive, authoritative reference on this complex field.