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2nd Edition - August 14, 2014
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  • Authors: Tarek Shaarawy, Mark Sherwood, Roger Hitchings, Jonathan Crowston
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702055416
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702051937

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As the irreversible effects of glaucoma can lead to blindness, there is high demand for early diagnosis and an ongoing need for practitioners to adopt new and evolving medical and surgical treatment options to improve patient outcomes. Glaucoma, Second Edition is the most comprehensive text and online resource in the field delivering expert guidance for the most timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma – aimed at specialists, fellows and general ophthalmologists. More than 300 contributors from six continents provide a truly global perspective and explore new approaches in this user friendly reference which has been updated with enhanced images, more spotlights, new videos, and more.  "...this two-volume glaucoma textbook is of outstanding quality in any respect...It truly deserves wide distribution amongst general ophthalmologists and glaucoma experts alike." Reviewed by Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, Oct 2014

Key Features

  • Get all the accuracy, expertise, and dependability you could ask for from leading specialists across six continents, for expert guidance and a fresh understanding of the subject.
  • Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of all aspects of adult and pediatric glaucoma in Volume One, and the latest diagnostic imaging techniques including ultrasound biomicroscopy and optical coherence tomography.
  • Broaden your surgical repertoire with the latest surgical techniques - such as trabeculectomy, gonio-surgery, combined surgeries, and implant procedures - in Volume Two.
  • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about stem cell research, gene transfer, and implants.
  • Find answers fast thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly full-color layout. 
  • Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult.

Table of Contents

  • Section 1 Glaucoma in the World

    1 Prevalence and Geographic Variations

    2 Screening for glaucoma

    3 Economics of glaucoma care

    4 Glaucoma Care in Different Societies

    Section 2 Pathogenesis

    5 Aqueous humor outflow pathways

    6 Aqueous Humor Dynamics and Intraocular Pressure Elevation

    7 Pathogenesis of glaucomatous optic neuropathy

    8 Mechanical Strain and Restructuring of the Optic Nerve Head

    9 Role of Vascular Blood Flow in the Pathogenesis of Glaucoma

    Section 3 Evaluation of Glaucoma

    10 Tonometry and Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation

    11 Visual Fields

    12 Long Term Follow-Up Visual Fields

    13 Function specific perimetry

    14 Electrophysiology in Glaucoma Assessment

    15 Gonioscopy

    16 Ultrasound Biomicroscopy

    17 Angle Imaging: Ultrasound Biomicroscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

    18 The Impact of Central Corneal Thickness and Corneal Biomechanics on Tonometry

    19 Optic Disc Photography in the Diagnosis of Glaucoma

    20 Optic Disc Imaging

    21 Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Photography and Computer Analysis

    22 Structure and function relationships in glaucoma

    23 Measuring glaucoma progression in clinical practice

    24 Techniques Used for Evaluation of Ocular Blood Flow

    25 Genetics of Glaucoma

    26 Genetic Epidemiology

    Section 4 Types of Glaucoma

    27 Definitions - What is Glaucoma Worldwide?

    28 Ocular Hypertension

    29 Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

    30 Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma

    31 Exfoliation syndrome and exfoliative glaucoma

    32 Iridotomy for Pigmentary Glaucoma

    33 Normal Tension Glaucoma

    34 Childhood Glaucomas

    35 Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma

    36 Uveitic Glaucoma

    37 Neovascular Glaucoma

    38 Other Secondary Glaucomas

    39 Post-traumatic Glaucomas

    40 Glaucoma and Intraocular Tumors

    41 Glaucoma in the Phakomatoses and Related Conditions

    Section 5 Principles of Management

    42 Overview of Management of Ocular Hypertension and Primary Open-angle Glaucoma

    43 Management of normal tension glaucoma

    44 An Overview of Angle-Closure Management

    45 Target Intraocular Pressure

    46 Quality of Life

    47 Medical management of glaucoma: Cost-effectiveness

    48 Optimizing Quality of Life: Low-vision Rehabilitation in Glaucoma

    49 Ocular Hypotensive Medications: Adherence and Persistence

    50 Outcomes

    51 Benefit Versus Risk

    Section 6 Medical Therapy

    52 Prostagladin Analogues

    53 Beta-blockers

    54 Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors

    55 Alpha Agonists

    56 Parasympathomimetics

    57 Fixed combination therapies in glaucoma

    58 Ocular surface disease and role preservatives free drops

    Section 7 Emergency Care Management

    59 Acute Intraocular Pressure Rise

    60 Glaucoma Secondary to Trauma

    Section 8 New Horizons

    61 Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration

    62 Interpreting Clinical Studies on Glaucoma Neuroprotection

    63 Stem Cells: A Future Glaucoma Therapy

    64 Gene Therapy in Glaucoma

    65 Ultrastructural Imaging

    Volume II

    Section 9 Introduction

    66 Economics of Surgery Worldwide: Developed countries

    67 When to perform glaucoma surgery

    68 Economics of Surgery Worldwide: Developing countries

    69 Lowering Intraocular Pressure: Surgery versus Medications

    70 The Trabecular Meshwork Outflow Pathways: Surgical Aspects

    Section 10 Laser Therapy

    71 Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

    72 Peripheral Iridotomy for Angle-Closure Glaucoma

    73 Laser Peripheral Iridoplasty

    Section 11 Trabeculectomy

    74 Preoperative Evaluation and Diagnostic Approach

    75 Preoperative Conjunctival Health and Trabeculectomy Outcome

    76 Ophthalmic Anesthesia

    77 Trabeculectomy

    78 Wound Healing and Bleb Evaluation after Trabeculectomy

    79 Intraoperative Complications of Trabeculectomy

    80 Early Postoperative Increase in Intraocular Pressure

    81 Postoperative Shallow Anterior Chamber

    82 Choroidal Effusion

    83 Trabeculectomy related Corneal complications

    84 Aqueous Misdirection

    85 Late Failure of Filtering Bleb

    86 Late Bleb Leaks

    87 Blebitis and Endophthalmitis

    88 Late Hypotony

    89 Cataract following trabeculectomy

    Section 12 Modulation of Wound Healing

    90 Risk factors for excess wound healing

    91 Choice of antifibrosis therapies

    92 Technique

    93 Complications Associated with Modulation of Wound Healing in Glaucoma Surgery

    94 Biological Drivers of Postoperative Scarring

    95 Future Strategies

    Section 13 Non-Penetrating Glaucoma Surgery

    96 Principle and Mechanism of Function

    97 Deep Sclerectomy

    98 Viscocanalostomy

    99 Complications of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery

    100 Postoperative Management of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery

    101 Results of NPGS

    Section 14 Management of Co-Existing Cataract and Glaucoma

    102 Cataract Surgery in Open Angle Glaucoma

    103 Cataract surgery closed angle design

    104 Cataract Surgery in Patients with Functioning Filtering Blebs

    105 One-site Combined Surgery/Two-site Combined Surgery

    106 Combined cataract extraction and glaucoma drainage implant surgery

    107 Combined Cataract and Non-penetrating Glaucoma Surgery

    108 Goniosynechialysis

    Section 15 Drainage Devices

    109 Preoperative Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Drainage Implant Surgery

    110 Aqueous Shunts: Choice of Implant

    111 Surgical Technique 1 (Molteno Glaucoma Implant)

    112 Surgical Technique 2 (Baerveldt Glaucoma Implant)

    113 Surgical Technique 3 (Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Drainage Implant)

    114 Other Glaucoma Implants

    115 Intraoperative Complications

    116 Postoperative Complications

    117 Glaucoma Implants: Results

    118 Aqueous Shunts after Retinal Surgery

    119 Aqueous Shunts and Keratoplasty

    Section 16 Surgery for Congenital Glaucoma

    120 Goniotomy and Trabeculotomy

    121 Further Surgical Options in Children

    Section 17 Cyclodestructive Procedures

    122 Cyclodestructive Techniques

    123 Endophotocoagulation

    124 Complications of Cyclodestructive Procedures

    Section 18 Devices in Development and New Procedures

    125 Trabectome

    126 The Ex-PRESS™ Miniature Glaucoma Implant

    127 Canaloplasty

    128 Devices in Development and New Procedures


Product details

  • No. of pages: 1416
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders Ltd. 2014
  • Published: August 14, 2014
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702055416
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702051937
  • About the Authors

    Tarek Shaarawy

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Privat Docent, University of Geneva; Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head, Glaucoma Sector, Ophthalmology Service, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

    Mark Sherwood

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Daniels Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Cell Biology, Director of Vision Research Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

    Roger Hitchings

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Glaucoma and Allied Studies, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma Unit, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

    Jonathan Crowston

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia