Shields' Textbook of Glaucoma / Edition 5

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Overview

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.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781739399
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 12/20/2004
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 724
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 11.22 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. INTRODUCTION
    An Overview of Glaucoma 1

    SECTION I The Basic Aspects of Glaucoma

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

    SECTION II The Clinical Forms of Glaucoma

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

    SECTION III Management of Glaucoma

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

    Subject Index 673

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