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Clinical Decision Making in Glaucoma

Shibal Bhartiya Colin Clement Syril Dorairaj George Yu Xiang Kong Oscar Albis-Donado

235 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Glaucoma is a condition of the eye in which the optic nerve is damaged due to increased fluid pressure in the eye. Left untreated, the condition may lead to permanent blindness.

This book is a guide to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma.

Beginning with an overview of the condition and its symptoms, the following chapters cover diagnostic and treatment methods for different causes and types of glaucoma.

The text concludes with discussion on surgical management of glaucoma, through both filtration and lasers, and minimally invasive procedures.

A complete chapter is dedicated to childhood glaucoma.

Edited by internationally recognised specialists from around the world, the book is highly illustrated with clinical images, diagrams and tables. Key concepts are explained with the help of clinical cases.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma
  • Includes discussion on surgical management techniques
  • Clinical cases help explain key concepts
  • Internationally recognised editor and author team
Author Bio

Shibal Bhartiya MS MD
Senior Consultant Glaucoma Surgeon, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon; and Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India

Colin Clement MBBS PhD FRANZCO
Clinical Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Australia

Syril Dorairaj MD FACS
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Consultant Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

George Yu Xiang Kong MBBS BMedSci PhD FRANZCO
Eye Surgeon and Glaucoma Subspecialist, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Oscar Albis-Donado MD
Ophthalmologist – Glaucoma, Associate Professor, Instituto Mexicano de Oftalmología, Queretaro, Mexico