A comprehensive textbook including discussion of anaesthesia methods and implications for every ophthalmic surgical technique. The subspecialties of cataract, corneal, refractive, glaucoma, strabismus, oculoplastic, vitreoretnal and neurophthalmic surgery are each considered by a leading authority in the field. In addition there is thorough coverage of potential complications. This new source is excellent both as a preoperative reference and as a definitive overview of anaesthesia for eye surgery.* * Features guidance from leading ophtalmic surgeons who share their experiences regarding the optimal anesthesia method for each surgery technique. * Addresses surgical complications caused by ocular anesthesia, including virtreoretinal and neuro-ophthalmic complications and needle injuries. * Includes a chapter on the nuances of providing anesthesia for eye surgery in general from an anesthesiologist's perspective. * Provides anatomic and neuro-imaging background where appropriate to illustrate the techniques discussed. * Discusses anesthesia for refractive surgery -- an extremely new topic not found in other texts. * Gives readers expert opinions for repairing needle trauma to the eye and how to avoid such complications. * Provides advice on anesthetic techniques for both pediatric and adult strabismus surgery.