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Author Maloney, Robert K., 1958- author.

Title Life without glasses : LASIK, lens implants & lens exchange / Robert K. Maloney, M.D., M.A. (OXON).

Publication Info. Omaha, Nebraska : Addicus Books, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  617.71 MALONEY    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  617.71 MAL    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  617.719 MALONEY    Check Shelf
Description xi, 164 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-131) and index.
Note "An Addicus nonfiction book"--Title page verso.
Contents Why you need glasses or contacts -- Vision correction surgery : an overview -- Are you a candidate for vision correction surgery? -- The preoperative evaluation -- LASIK -- PRK -- Implantable contact lens -- Refractive lens exchange -- Limbal relaxation incisions -- Choosing an eye surgeon.
Summary "Nearly 3.6 million Americans have their vision surgically corrected annually; it is the most commonly performed surgery in the nation. Even so, many people find themselves feeling anxious about the procedure. Author Robert K. Maloney is an experienced ophthalmologist who has performed thousands of vision correction surgeries. Not only is he an expert at performing these surgeries, he is a compassionate physician who understands the kinds of questions and concerns people have. In this book he covers LASIK and PRK surgeries, the differences between RLE and ICL, the implantable contact lens, refractive lens exchanges, how to choose a surgeon, and the newest vision correction surgery techniques, "
Subject Eye -- Surgery -- Popular works.
Vision disorders -- Treatment -- Popular works.
LASIK (Eye surgery) -- Popular works.
Intraocular lenses -- Popular works.
Eye -- Surgery. (OCoLC)fst00919205
Intraocular lenses. (OCoLC)fst00977789
LASIK (Eye surgery). (OCoLC)fst00989699
Vision disorders -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst01167895
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
ISBN 9781940495828 (paperback : alk. paper)
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