Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology Series: Glaucoma Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416030218

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology Series: Glaucoma Surgery

1st Edition

Text with DVD

Authors: Teresa Chen
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416030218
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th December 2007
Page Count: 288

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Table of Contents

  1. Trabeculectomy - Leslie S. Jones, Rajesh K. Shetty and George L. Spaeth

    2. Combined cataract and glaucoma surgery - Robert L. Stamper and Hester H. Lee

    3. Bleb revision - James W. Hung and A. Robert Bellows

    4. Ahmed valve surgery - Abdul Mateen Ahmed

    5. The Krupin eye valve with disk - Lili Farrokh-Siar and Theodore Krupin

    6. Non-valved single plate tube shunt procedures; Baerveldt and Molteno implants - Herbert P. Fechter, Paul P. Lee and Molly M. Walsh

    7. Double-plate Molteno implants - Anthony C.B. Molteno & Tui H. Bevin

    8. The ‘taco’ tube shunt - Stanley S. Schocket

    9. Goniotomy - Teresa C. Chen and David S. Walton

    10. Trabeculotomy - Allen D. Beck

    11. Goniosynechialysis - Teresa C. Chen, Prin RojanaPongpun and David S. Walton

    12. Surgical peripheral iridectomy - Edgar U. Leuenberger

    13. Anterior chamber washout - Madhu S.R. Gorla and Steven V.L. Brown

    14. Posterior sclerectomy for choroidal effusion drainage or prophylaxis - Pooja Khator and Richard K. Parrish II

    15. Argon and Nd: YAG peripheral iridotomy - Tania S. Marcic and Alan L. Robin

    16. Argon laser trabeculoplasty - Jacob T. Wilensky

    17. Selective laser trabeculoplasty - John Mark de Leon and Mark A. Latina

    18. Argon laser peripheral iridoplasty - Robert Ritch, Clement C.Y. Tham and Dennis S.C. Lam

    19. Transscleral diode cyclophotocoagulation -
    M. Bruce Shields

    20. Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation - Shan C. Lin


Whether you're in training or an established practitioner, the brand-new Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology Series features the essential information you need on a variety of surgical maneuvers in six subspecialty areas. Every author has been carefully selected for each title based on their experience and wealth of clinical expertise. And, each book is presented in a concise, templated format that complements the commentary and procedures on the accompanying DVD.

Key Features

  • Features explanations of surgical techniques combined with high-quality video clips that emphasize and illuminate key points.
  • Includes pros and cons, pearls and pitfalls, and tricks-of-the-trade for all techniques.
  • Presents detailed coverage of the main surgical areas in ophthalmic practice today.
  • Offers a consistent step-by-step approach to each procedure.
  • Lists equipment and instrumentation required for each procedure in appropriate chapters.
  • Uses full-color illustrations throughout each title.


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About the Authors

Teresa Chen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Chief Quality Officer for Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Glaucoma Service, Boston, MA