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Corneal Topography: A Guide for Clinical Application in the Wavefront Era, Second Edition

Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center, Nashville, Tennessee

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With the rapid advancement of corneal topography and wavefront technologies and the increased application of corneal topography not only in refractive but also in premium IOL surgery, a new edition of the best-selling Corneal Topography: A Guide for Clinical Application in the Wavefront Era will be the foremost resource for both ophthalmologists and optometrists.

In this Second Edition, Dr. Ming Wang, Dr. Tracy Swartz and over 50 contributors combine the important topics of refractive and premium lens surgeries and put corneal topography in the context of wavefront technology. With over 500 images, this edition gives special attention to the latest advances in these technologies.

The state-of-the-art science and application of corneal topography for these anterior segment surgeries is well represented in Corneal Topography, A Guide for Clinical Application in the Wavefront Era, Second Edition, making it the latest and most comprehensive reference of these state-of-the-art technologies for refractive and for premium IOL surgery.

Topographic and Wavefront Technologies Covered Include:

  • Placido disc-based topographic systems
  • Elevation-based topographic systems
  • Ultrasound-based topographic systems
  • OCT-based topographic systems
  • Topography and wavefront combined systems

Topographic Applications Covered Include:

  • Topographies of corneal diseases, including post-RK/LASIK/PRK
  • Topography-guided contact lens fitting
  • Topography application in refractive surgery and in premium IOL surgeries
  • Topographic guidance for corneal surgeries
  • Topography-guided custom treatments
  • Combined treatment strategies using topography and wavefront data
  • Future development of corneal topography in the wavefront era

Updated and reorganized to reflect changes in the technology, Corneal Topography: A Guide for Clinical Application in the Wavefront Era, Second Edition is indispensible for all anterior segment surgeons, ophthalmologists, and optometrists.

Contents

Section I: Basic Topographic Principles

Chapter 1: History

Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO; Renzo Mattioli, PhD; Nancy K. Tripoli, MA; Doug Horner, OD, PhD; and Ming Wang, MD, PhD

Chapter 2: Corneal Anatomy and Optics

Ashkan M. Abbey, MD and Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Chapter 3: Maps and Scales

Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO; Ilan Cohen, MD; Ray-Ann Lin, MD; Megan Buliano, OD; and Y. Ralph Chu, MD

Section II: Topographic Technologies

Chapter 4: Topographic Technologies

Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO; Zuguo Liu, MD, PhD; Xiao Yang, MD; and Mei Zhang, MD

Chapter 5: Placido Disk-Based Topographic Systems

ATLAS 9000 Corneal Topographer

Dianne Anderson, OD, FAAO

The Tomey TMS Corneal Topographer

Stephen D. Klyce, PhD and Bradford L. Tannen, MD

The Magellan Mapper

Michael J. Endl, MD and Claus M. Fichte, MD

The Keratron Corneal Topographers

Renzo Mattioli, PhD and Nancy K. Tripoli, MA

AstraMax Comprehensive Diagnostic Workstation With Polar Grid Topography

David D. Liu, PhD; Jia Qu, MD; Shihao Chen, MD, OD; Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO; and Ming Wang, MD, PhD

Topolyzer

Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD; Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Diogo L. Caldas, MD;Ana Laura C. Canedo, MD; Leonardo N. Pimentel, MD; Bruno F. Valbon, MD; and Sissimos Lemonis

EyeSys 3000 and EyeSys Vista

Sonya M. Dakin, COT and Joe S. Wakil, MD

Chapter 6: Tomographers

The Bausch & Lomb Orbscan II/IIz Anterior Segment Analysis System

Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO

OCULUS Pentacam

Stephen S. Khachikian, MD and Michael W. Belin, MD, FACS

Precisio Surgical Tomographer

Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD and Xiangjun Chen, MD, MS

Visante Omni

Amin Ashrafzadeh, MD

The Oculyzer

Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Diogo L. Caldas, MD; Ana Laura C. Canedo, MD;Leonardo N. Pimentel, MD; Bruno F. Valbon, MD; and Mirko R. Jankov II, MD, PhD

Optovue—Fourier Domain Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD and J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Artemis Epithelial Thickness Profile: A Surrogate for Stromal Surface Topography

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); and Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Chapter 7: Topography and Wavefront Combined Systems

The iTrace Combination Corneal Topography and Wavefront System

Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO and Joe S. Wakil, MD

The Nidek OPD Scan II: A Comprehensive Diagnostic and Planning Platform for Intraocular and Refractive Surgery

Phillip M. Buscemi, OD; Harkaran S. Bains, BSc; Murray McFadden, MD, FRCSC, DABO; and Katherine E. Paton, MD, FRCSC, DABO

Topo-Aberrometry With Keratron Onda

Renzo Mattioli, PhD; Massimo Camellin, MD; and Nancy K. Tripoli, MA

Topcon KR-1W

Naoyuki Maeda, MD

Section III: Topographic Applications

Chapter 8: Topography in Corneal Diseases

Gaurav Prakash, MD and Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth

Chapter 9: Topography-Guided Contact Lens Fitting

Shawna Hill Vanderhoof, OD, FAAO; Randy Kojima, OD, FAAO, FOAA; Jason Jedlicka, OD, FAAO; Matthew Lampa, OD, FAAO; and Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO

Chapter 10: Pre-refractive Surgery Topographic Evaluation

J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Chapter 11: Topography-Guided Custom Ablation

Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO

LaserSight AstraPro

David D. Liu, PhD; Zhengjun Fan, MD; Junhua Xiao, MD; and Bing Liu, MD

Topography-Guided Custom Ablation With iVis Suite

Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD and Xiangjun Chen, MD, MS

Artemis VHF Digital Ultrasound Evaluation of Topography-Guided Repair

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); and Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Scheimpflug-Based Topography-Guided Custom Ablation Treatment

Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Frederico P. Guerra, MD; and Cristiana de Moraes Ramalho, MD

Chapter 12: Planning Keratorefractive Treatments Using Wavefront and Corneal Topography Data

Noel Alpins, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS and George Stamatelatos, BScOptom

Chapter 13: Corneal Topography: What Will the Upcoming Decade Bring?

Lance J. Kugler, MD and Ming Wang, MD, PhD


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About the Editors

Ming Wang, MD, PhD is the Director of Wang Vision Cataract and LASIK Center in Nashville, TN, Clinical Associate Professor of the University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, and International president of Shanghai Aier Eye Hospital, Shanghai, China.

Dr. Wang graduated from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MD, magna cum laude) in Boston, MA, holds a doctorate degree in laser spectroscopy, and completed his residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and his corneal and refractive surgery fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL. He is an editorial board member of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today and Refractive EyeCare.

A former panel consultant to the United States FDA Ophthalmic Device Panel and a founding director of Vanderbilt

Laser Sight Center, Nashville, TN, Dr. Wang published a paper in the world-renowned journal Nature. This was followed by his editing 4 ophthalmic textbooks: Corneal Topography in the Wavefront Era: A Guide for Clinical Application (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2006), Irregular Astigmatism: Diagnosis and Treatment (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2008), Corneal Dystrophies and Degenerations: A Molecular Genetics Approach (Oxford University Press: New York, NY; 2003), and Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2010). Additionally, he has published over 120 papers and book chapters.

Dr. Wang has several US patents for his inventions of new biotechnologies to restore sight, including an amniotic membrane contact lens, an adaptive infrared retinoscopic device for detecting ocular aberrations, and a digital eye bank for virtual clinical trials. He is currently one of three investigators in the United States conducting an FDA-regulated clinical trial to treat age-related loss of near vision (presbyopia). He introduced the femtosecond laser to China, and performed China’s first LASIK procedure using this laser in 2005. He also performed the world’s first femtosecond laser-assisted artificial cornea implantation (Alphacor), and the first Intacs procedure in the United States using a new version of Intacs for keratoconus.

Dr. Wang was a recipient of the Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award of Association of Chinese American Physicians.

As the founding president of the Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and co-owner and international president of Shanghai Aier Eye Hospitals in Shanghai, China, which is the largest private eye hospital group in China today with 28 locations, Dr. Wang founded a 501c(3) nonprofit organization called the Wang Foundation for Christian Outreach to China.

Dr. Wang specializes in refractive cataract surgery; keratorefractive surgery; corneal and external diseases, including

keratoconus; and anterior segment reconstructive surgeries with the amniotic membrane, stem cell, and keratoprosthesis. He runs a busy international referral clinic for post-LASIK and postcataract surgery complications. He founded another 501c(3) nonprofit charity, the Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration, which has also helped patients from over 40 states in the United States and 55 countries worldwide with all sight restoration surgeries performed free of charge.

Dr. Wang is a champion amateur ballroom dancer and a former finalist in the world ballroom dance championships in the open pro-am international 10 dance. He plays the Chinese violin (er-hu) and accompanied country music legend Dolly Parton on her CD Those Were the Days. Dr. Wang organized an annual classical ballroom dance sight charity event, the EyeBall, which is now in its 6th year, and has drawn attendees from all over the United States and around the world.

Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO currently serves as Center Director of VisionAmerica in Hunstville, AL where she practices consultative optometry, specializing in ocular surface disease and dry eye. Originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Swartz attended Indiana University in Bloomington for her undergraduate education. During optometry school, she served as an assistant instructor for the Biology department and became interested in pediatrics and strabismus.

After completing her doctorate, she pursued a master’s degree in Physiological Optics, specializing in pediatrics. She served as faculty at the IU School of Optometry for 4 years, and earned the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry Gordon Heath Fellowship in 1996.

After completing her master’s, she relocated to Metro DC, where she specialized in refractive and corneal surgery, and earned her Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. She later joined Wang Vision Cataract and LASIK Center in Nashville, TN. Here she served as Director of Clinical Operations, Residency Director for the Optometric Residency Program, and adjunct faculty to Indiana University School of Optometry. While there, she edited 2 textbooks with Ming Wang, MD, PhD: Corneal Topography in the Wavefront Era: A Guide for Clinical Application (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2006) and Irregular Astigmatism: Diagnosis and Treatment (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2008), as well as authored numerous book chapters on refractive surgery, topography, aberrometry, and anterior segment disease. She served as Co-Editor for the literature review column for Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today from 2003 to 2008, and now serves on the editorial board for Optometry Times.

She left Nashville for Huntsville, AL where she became the Center Director for VisionAmerica. She edited 2 textbooks, Keratoconus and Keratoectasia: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2010) followed by Cornea Handbook (SLACK Incorporated: Thorofare, NJ; 2010). She is a board member of the Optometric Council for Refractive Technology, is a diplomat of the American Board of Optometery, serves as Adjunct Faculty for the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and tries to be the best soccer mom she can.

 

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