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LASIK: Advances, Controversies, and Custom 1st Edition

ISBN-13: 978-1556426544
ISBN-10: 1556426542
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"In every way, from content to colorful illustrations, this hardback book sets the highest standard for reference of its kind. Editing here is superb, writing is clear and concise, and many chapters are followed up with a question-answer segment that clarifies any lingering points and questions."

— Marilyn Haddrill, Your Guide to Vision, vision.about.com

"This book is definitely worth reading by any ophthalmologist interested in refractive surgery. This is one of the most clinical useful books I have seen. It does a great job of focusing on what is new from high resolution ultrasound to phakic IOLs."

— Daniel Durrie, MD

"This book contains a comprehensive treatment of LASIK for the experience refractive surgeon written by some of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the world. The book is a great resource for the refractive surgeon who wants a go-to reference for current topics or wants to compare his experience to that of other refractive surgeons. Few LASIK texts are meant to appeal to experienced surgeons...this one is."

— Guy Kezerian, MD

About the Author

Louis E. Probst, MD

Louis E. Probst, MD, began performing LASIK in 1995 in Windsor, Canada. Since then, he has performed over 50,000 LASIK procedures using 15 different excimer lasers made by five different manufacturers, including the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217Z, Nidek EC 5000, LaserSight LSX, VISX Star S4 Smoothscan, and the Autonomous LADARVision excimer lasers. He has also designed 10 instruments specifically for LASIK.

As an educator and leader in refractive surgery, Dr. Probst has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as written 60 book chapters on refractive surgery. Dr. Probst has authored four reference textbooks on LASIK including The Art of LASIK, Complex Cases with LASIK, A Color Synopsis of Refractive Surgery, and LASIK: A Color Atlas and Surgical Synopisis, which are used by refractive surgeons and eye care professionals worldwide.

Dr. Probst lives with his wife, son, two dogs, and cat in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He enjoys his family, long distance running, and reading books outside of ophthalmology.


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