Shields' Textbook of Glaucoma / Edition 5

Shields' Textbook of Glaucoma / Edition 5

by R. Rand Allingham, Sharon Freedman, Karim Damji
     
 

This popular reference on glaucoma management now offers a more practical and clinically focused textbook for ophthalmologists and residents. Readers find new or extensively updated information on cellular and molecular biology of the eye, molecular genetics and classification of glaucomas, epidemiology and public health, screening and risk assessment, congenital

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This popular reference on glaucoma management now offers a more practical and clinically focused textbook for ophthalmologists and residents. Readers find new or extensively updated information on cellular and molecular biology of the eye, molecular genetics and classification of glaucomas, epidemiology and public health, screening and risk assessment, congenital and developmental glaucomas with anomalies, pseudo-exfoliation syndrome, and management of the glaucoma patient and approach to treatment. Key points and “Pearls” are summarized at the end of each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781739399
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/20/2004
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
724
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.37(d)

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Table of Contents

    INTRODUCTION
    An Overview of Glaucoma 1

    SECTION I The Basic Aspects of Glaucoma

  1. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Aqueous Humor Dynamics 5
  2. Intraocular Pressure and Tonometry 36
  3. Gonioscopy and Other Techniques for Assessing the Anterior Segment 59
  4. Optic Nerve, Retina, and Choroid 73
  5. Assessment of Visual Fields 116
  6. Glaucomatous Influence on Visual Function 143

    SECTION II The Clinical Forms of Glaucoma

  7. Classification of the Glaucomas 155
  8. Molecular Genetics of the Glaucomas 163
  9. Clinical Epidemiology of Glaucoma 170
  10. The Glaucoma Suspect: When to Treat? 191
  11. Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma and Normal-Tension Glaucoma 197
  12. Pupillary-Block Glaucomas 217
  13. Congenital Glaucomas 235
  14. Developmental Glaucomas with Associated Anomalies 252
  15. Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome 272
  16. Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Corneal Endothelium 288
  17. Pigmentary Glaucomas and Other Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Iris and Ciliary Body 303
  18. Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Lens 318
  19. Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Retina, Vitreous, and Choroid 328
  20. Glaucomas Associated with Elevated Episcleral Venous Pressure 347
  21. Glaucomas Associated with Intraocular Tumors 353
  22. Glaucomas Associated with Ocular Inflammation 371
  23. Steroid-Induced Glaucoma 387
  24. Glaucomas Associated with Intraocular Hemorrhage 393
  25. Glaucomas Associated with Ocular Trauma 403
  26. Glaucomas After Ocular Surgery 410 Color section follows the front matter

    SECTION III Management of Glaucoma

  27. Management of the Glaucoma Patient 437
  28. Principles of Pharmacology for Glaucoma 446
  29. Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists 457
  30. Prostaglandins and Hypotensive Lipids 471
  31. Adrenergic Stimulators 484
  32. Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors 493
  33. Cholinergic Agents 501
  34. Hyperosmotics 509
  35. Neuroprotection and Other Investigational Antiglaucoma Drugs 512
  36. Anatomic Principles of Glaucoma Surgery 520
  37. Principles of Laser Surgery for Glaucoma 524
  38. Surgery of the Anterior Chamber Angle and Iris 529
  39. Principles of Incisional Surgery 563
  40. Filtering Surgery 568
  41. Drainage Implant Surgery 610
  42. Medical and Surgical Treatments for Childhood Glaucomas 626
  43. Cyclodestructive Surgery 644
  44. Surgical Approaches for Coexisting Glaucoma and Cataract 662

    Subject Index 673

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