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Atlas of Glaucoma

3rd Edition

Edited by Neil T. Choplin, Carlo E. Traverso

CRC Press

362 pages | 659 Color Illus.

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Glaucoma affects all age groups and is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. It is imperative that practicing clinicians and surgeons recognize both primary and secondary glaucoma as well as cases of glaucoma associated with other disorders. Atlas of Glaucoma, Third Edition provides an in-depth review and analysis of the management of glaucoma and discusses research advancements that have resulted in the latest therapies.

See What's New in the Third Edition:

  • The influence of the cornea on intraocular pressure measurements and new devices designed to account for this
  • Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • New statistical methods for tracking rates of progression
  • New medications released since 2006
  • New chapter on trabecular bypass surgery

Additional topics include:

  • Classification of glaucoma
  • Measurement of intraocular pressure and gonioscopy
  • The optic nerve
  • Psychophysical and electrophysiological testing in glaucoma
  • Primary open-angle, secondary open-angle, and angle closure glaucomas
  • Ocular blood flow and metabolism
  • Medical therapy and surgical treatments
  • Aqueous shunts
  • Combined cataract and glaucoma surgery
  • Treatment of developmental glaucoma

This colorful atlas contains detailed captions for each illustration, making it ideal for teaching purposes as well as a reference for the practicing ophthalmologist.

Glaucoma encompasses a wide variety of clinical entities, clinical findings, diagnostic techniques, and treatment options. This book presents a vast assemblage of insight from internationally recognized experts.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Glaucoma; Neil T Choplin and Carlo E Traverso

Classification of Glaucoma; Neil T Choplin

Aqueous Humor Dynamics; Carol B Toris

Intraocular Pressure and Its Measurement; Paolo Brusini

Gonioscopy; Ronald L Fellman and Davinder S Grover

The Optic Nerve in Glaucoma; Gábor Holló

Optic Disc, Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer, and Macular Analysis for Glaucoma; E. Randy Craven

Psychophysical and Electrophysiological Testing in Glaucoma: Visual Fields and Other Functional Tests; Chris A. Johnson

Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma and Its Variants; Mohsin Ali, Lan Lu, and George L. Spaeth

Secondary Open-Angle Glaucomas; Jonathan Myers, L. Jay Katz, and Anand Mantravadi

Angle-Closure Glaucomas; Christopher C. Teng, Jeffrey M. Liebmann, Celso Tello, Robert Ritch, and David S. Greenfield

Ocular Blood Flow and Metabolism; Alon Harris, Leslie Abrams Tobe, and Brent Siesky

The Developmental Glaucomas; Carlo E. Traverso and Alessandro Bagnis

Medical Therapy for Glaucoma; Jennifer E. Williamson and Janet B. Serle

Laser Surgery in the Treatment of Glaucoma; Richard A. Hill

Filtration Surgery; Mina B. Pantcheva, Leonard K. Seibold, and Malik Y. Kahook

Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery; Toby Y.B. Chan and Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed

Aqueous Shunts; Brian J. Song, JoAnn A. Giaconi, and Anne L. Coleman; Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery; Arvind Neelakantan, Mary Fran Smith, Maher M. Fanous, and Mark B. Sherwood

Treatment of Developmental Glaucoma; Carlo E. Traverso and Paolo Capris

Trabecular Bypass Surgery; Toby Y.B. Chan and Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed

About the Editors

Neil T. Choplin, MD is in private practice at Eye Care of San Diego specializing in glaucoma. He is Adjunct Clinical Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland and former Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Naval Medical Center San Diego. His research interests include visual field testing, glaucoma medications, and retinal nerve fiber layer analysis.

Carlo E. Traverso, MD is Professor and Chairman, Clinica Oculistica of Di.N.O.G.M.I.,University of Genova, IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino – IST Genova, Italy. He is President of the European Glaucoma Society (EGS).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Surgery / General