Complete with surgical drawings and color photographs, PEDIATRIC GLAUCOMA provides background information for glaucoma including epidemiology, pathology and the new classification system. Medical management is described as well as surgical management including the use of drainage implants and laser cyclodestructive procedures.

Key Features

  • Explores the newest knowledge about epidemiology and genetics · medical therapies · surgical management · management of refractory glaucoma · long-term management · penetrating keratoplasty or aphakia/ pseudophakia in children with glaucoma · and much more.

  • Combines evidence-based recommendations with the authors' expert observations and opinions.

  • Reviews important historical developments in pediatric glaucoma treatment.

  • Reflects the most recent terminology and classifications in the field.

  • Uses full-color clinical photographs and line drawings to illustrate important visual concepts.

  • Offers comprehensive references, as well as tables and figures that summarize information from the literature at a glance.

Table of Contents

1. Historical Perspective of Developmental Glaucomas

2. Terminology and Classification of Developmental Glaucomas

3. Embryologic Basis of Developmental Glaucomas

4. Epidemiology and Genetics of Developmental Glaucomas

5. Pathology and Pathogenesis of Developmental Glaucomas

6. Primary Congenital Glaucoma

7. Secondary Congenital Glaucoma

8. Overview of the Management of Developmental Glaucomas

9. Medical Therapy of Pediatric Glaucoma

10. Initial Surgical Treatment of Congenital Glaucoma

11. Simultaneous Surgery for Bilateral Congenital Glaucoma

12. Management of Refractory Pediatric Glaucoma

13. Penetrating Keratoplasty in Children with Developmental Glaucomas

14. Glaucomas in Aphakia and Pseudophakia after Congenital Cataract Surgery

15. Management of Residual Vision in Pediatric Glaucoma



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