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Essentials of Pediatric Cataract Surgery

Editors: Khokhar, Sudarshan Kumar, Dhull, Chirakshi (Eds.)

  • Includes congenital, developmental and traumatic cataracts along with surgical pearls for their management
  • Includes management of difficult operative procedures in an illustrated format
  • Discusses in depth each important surgical step as well as preoperative workup aided with short video clips
  • Covers few unique cases with their latest management techniques
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About this book


The book highlights various pediatric cataract surgeries. It covers variants of pediatric cataract along with other rare morphologies. It covers selected challenging clinical situations along with surgical management steps. Additionally, it includes the management of surgical complications. The book provides relevant concise text supported by clinical pictures and videos. This book is a collection of clinical images and videos over 2 decades.

Chapters cover recent advances in the field of pediatric cataract, such as ultrasound biomicroscopy, intraoperative rhexis assistant, operative room aberrometry. The accompanying video describes the surgical procedures with a voiceover lucidly explaining every step. It discusses unique cases of buphthalmous with cataract, anterior segment dysgenesis, persistent fetal vasculature and pre-existing persistent capsular defect with their latest management techniques.

This book is relevant for practicing ophthalmologists and students alike.

About the authors


Professor Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar is currently working as Professor and Head at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He has more than 20 years of clinical, teaching and research experience at AIIMS, with particular expertise in pediatric cataracts and complicated adult cataracts. He is a well published author with over 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals and numerous book chapters. Over the last decade Professor Khokhar has offered instruction courses on pediatric cataracts at various national and international conferences, e.g. for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) and American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). Professor Khokhar has designed special cannula – Khokhar’s capsular painting cannula – for phacoemulsification in white cataracts, and was a pioneer in using the plasma blade in persistent fetal vasculature (PFV) eyes. He has received many achievement awards from international bodies, including the APAO and AAO.

Dr. Chirakshi Dhull is currently working as a Consultant for Eye Q India. She has previously worked as Senior Resident in cataract and refractive surgery at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. A postgraduate from AIIMS, she has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters to her credit. She has previously served as an editor to two textbooks in ophthalmology. She was awarded the prestigious G Venkatswamy Gold Medal in Ophthalmology in 2017. She recieved ET SELVAM Award from All India ophthalmology society in 2020. She has presented papers at both national and international conferences, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), World Society of pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS),  European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) and Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress (APGC).

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: October 24, 2021
  • ISBN 978-981-16-0212-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
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  • Due: September 26, 2021
  • ISBN 978-981-16-0211-5
  • with online files
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essentials of Pediatric Cataract Surgery
Editors
  • Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar
  • Chirakshi Dhull
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-16-0212-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-0212-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-0211-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 236
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 148 illustrations in colour
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