Clinical Glaucoma Care: The Essentials

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Glaucoma Clinical Care: The Essentials is a pragmatic, slimmer companion volume to the more academically focused text “The Glaucoma Book” by the same editors. This new book is a thoroughly updated manual for the day-to-day diagnosis and management of glaucoma patients by comprehensive ophthalmologists and optometric physicians. Its 33 chapters are authored by world renowned experts in clinical care and basic research, providing evidenced-based research, office examination skills, clinical pearls, and up-to-date ...

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Overview

Glaucoma Clinical Care: The Essentials is a pragmatic, slimmer companion volume to the more academically focused text “The Glaucoma Book” by the same editors. This new book is a thoroughly updated manual for the day-to-day diagnosis and management of glaucoma patients by comprehensive ophthalmologists and optometric physicians. Its 33 chapters are authored by world renowned experts in clinical care and basic research, providing evidenced-based research, office examination skills, clinical pearls, and up-to-date reviews of the scientific literature on glaucoma, as wel l as extensive graphics and tables to accompany the text.

Glaucoma Clinical Care: The Essentials is the one book to have and consult when confronted with a problematic glaucoma patient sitting in your exam chair as it is a thorough presentation of glaucoma medications, laser, and incisional glaucoma surgeries, complete with commentaries on advantages and disadvantages of the different therapies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461441717
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 11/30/2013
  • Edition description: 2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 667
  • Sales rank: 1,056,930
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Meet the Author

John R. Samples, M.D. is formerly Professor of Ophthalmology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) and the Casey Eye Institute in Portland, OR. He has been director of medical student education in ophthalmology at OHSU for 20 years. He is currently runs Glaucoma Consultants, a site for patients, physicians and the Western Glaucoma Foundation, which supplies patients with clinical information as well as information to help patients find associated colleagues who provide the high quality glaucoma medical and surgical care on the West Coast.

Paul N. Schacknow M.D., Ph.D., ophthalmologist, is Chief of Glaucoma Services at Visual Health Center, a multispecialty eye-care practice in Palm Springs, FL. He is a specialist in the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma patients.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1: Glaucoma Risk Factors: Intraocular Pressure

Nils A. Loewen

Angelo P. Tanna

Ch. 2: Glaucoma Risk Factors: Fluctuations in Intraocular Pressure

Felipe A. Medeiros

Ch. 3: Glaucoma Risk Factors: The Cornea

Lionel Marzette

Leon W. Herndon

Ch. 4: Glaucoma Risk Factors: Family History – The Genetics of Glaucoma

John R. Samples

Mary K. Wirtz

Ch. 5: Indications for Therapy

George L. Spaeth

Eman Elhawy

Ch. 6: Clinical Examination of the Optic Nerve

Scott J. Fudemberg

Victor Cvintal

Jonathan S. Myers

Sheryl S. Wizov

L. Jay Katz

Ch. 7: Some Lessons from the Disc Appearance in the Open Angle Glaucomas

Stephen M. Drance

Ch. 8: Digital Imaging of the Optic Nerve

H. George Tanaka

Shan Lin

Ch. 9: Detecting Functional Changes in the Patient's Vision - Visual Field Analysis

Chris A. Johnson

Ch. 10: Gonioscopy

Reid A. Longmuir

Ch. 11: Office Examination of the Glaucoma Patient

Paul N. Schacknow

Ch. 12: Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Matthew G. McMenemy

Ch. 13: Normal-Tension Glaucoma

Bruce E. Prum, Jr.

Ch. 14: Primary and Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucomas

Marshall N. Cyrlin

Ch. 15: Malignant Glaucoma (Posterior Aqueous Diversion Syndrome)

Marshall N. Cyrlin

Ch.16: Pigment Dispersion Syndrome and Pigmentary Glaucoma

Sung Chul Park

Celso Tello

Nathan Radcliffe

Robert Ritch

Ch. 17: Exfoliation Syndrome and Glaucoma

Anastasios-Georgios P. Konstas

Gábor Holló

Miguel A. Teus

Robert Ritch

Ch. 18: Neovascular Glaucoma

Sameh Mosaed

Donald Minckler

Ch. 19: Inflammatory disease and Glaucoma

Sunita Radhakrishnan

Emmett T. Cunningham, Jr.

Andrew G. Iwach

Ch. 20: Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome and Glaucoma

Sarwat Salim

Peter A. Netland

Ch. 21: Traumatic Glaucomas

David Diaz

Dinorah Piacentini Engel Castro

Cynthia Mattox

Ch. 22: Congenital and Juvenile Glaucomas

David S. Walton

Ch. 23: Medications Used to Treat Glaucoma

Paul N. Schacknow

John R. Samples

Ch. 24: Systemic Diseases and Glaucoma

Paul J. Lama

Ch. 25: Laser Therapies: Iridotomy, Iridoplasty, and Trabeculoplasty

Douglas E. Gaasterland

Ch. 26: Incisional Therapies: Trabeculectomy Surgery

Daniel Cotlear

Shlomo Melamed

Ch. 27: Incisional Therapies: Canaloplasty and New Implant Devices

Diamond Y. Tam

Ike K. Ahmed

Ch. 28: Newer FDA Approved Incisional Therapies

Richard Hill

Donald Minckler

Ch. 29: Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Marlene R. Moster

Augusto Azuara-Blanco

Ch. 30: Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery

Joseph R. Zelefsky

Stephen A. Obstbaum

Ch. 31: Glaucoma after Retinal Surgery

Annisa L. Jamil

Scott D. Lawrence

David A. Saperstein

Elliott M. Kanner

Richard P. Mills

Peter A. Netland

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