Medical Management of Glaucoma

Author: James C. Tsai,Max Forbes

Publisher: Professional Communications

ISBN: 193261043X

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The focus of the text is the assessment and pharmacologic treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma. Detailed information on the various medications used is presented, along with a detailed treatment algorithm. Results and clinical implications of landmark glaucoma studies and comparative clinical trials are reviewed, with the importance of 24-hour control of intraocular pressure stressed. Brief chapters also review abnormal cornea, iris, lens, anterior chamber and angle, and the medical management of complications of laser and glaucoma surgery.

Medical Management of Glaucoma

Author: James C. Tsai,Max Forbes

Publisher: Professional Communications

ISBN: 1884735975

Category: Medical

Page: 254

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The focus of this text is the assessment and pharmacologic treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma. Detailed information on the various medications used is presented, along with a detailed treatment algorithm. Results and clinical implications of landmark glaucoma studies and comparative clinical trials are reviewed, with the importance of 24-hour control of intraocular pressure stressed. Brief chapters also review abnormal cornea, iris, lens, anterior chamber and angle, and the medical management of complications of laser and glaucoma surgery.

Medical Treatment of Glaucoma

The 7th Consensus Report of the World Glaucoma Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kugler Publications

ISBN: 9062992269

Category: Electronic books

Page: 308

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"Medical Treatment of Glaucoma is the topic of the seventh World Glaucoma Association Consensus. Medical treatment of glaucoma continues to be at the core of glaucoma management. Hence, the results of this report will have broad and significant impact on glaucoma research and clinical practice. The global faculty, consisting of leading authorities on the clinical and scientific aspects of medical management, met in Fort Lauderdale on May 1, 2010 to discuss the reports and refine the consensus statements."--Preface.

Medical Management of Glaucoma

Author: Keith Barton,Roger A Hitchings

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 190767344X

Category: Medical

Page: 100

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Medical Management of Glaucoma is a comprehensive review of glaucoma, current pharmacological therapies, and treatment guidelines for the disease as put forth by the American Academy of Ophthalmologists (AAO) and European Glaucoma Society (EGS). This book will review glaucoma’s definition, classes, epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis (especially discussing intraocular pressure, aqueous humor production, and outflow), diagnosis and assessment tools, and current therapeutic options for patients. Medical Management of Glaucoma will also give ophthalmologists and related healthcare professionals insight into how the patient is affected by their disease by reviewing quality of life issues, adherence, and costs of therapy, which is particularly significant as the management of this chronic disease should be tailored for each patient.​


Pearls of Glaucoma Management

Author: JoAnn A. Giaconi,Simon K. Law,Kouros Nouri-Mahdavi,Anne L. Coleman,Joseph Caprioli

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662490420

Category: Medical

Page: 582

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This concise and comprehensive guide is written by international experts of the field who are familiar with the world’s literature. Based on the world’s literature and their own experience, authors state and explain how they prefer to manage patients and problems clinically. Each chapter author gives the reader numerous clear and specific tips and pearls for the diagnosis and management of Glaucoma. The reader-friendly structure of this book ensures that the necessary information is quickly found and remembered. This book ensures a pleasant learning experience on Glaucoma management with the goal of an improved treatment outcome.

Diagnosis and Management of Glaucoma

Author: R Ramakrishan,R Krishnadas,Alan L. Robin,Mona Khurana

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350255782

Category: Medical

Page: 750

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Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the optic nerve is damaged and can permanently damage vision and lead to blindness if left untreated. This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. Divided into five sections, it begins with an introduction to the disease, continuing step by step through its diagnosis, the different types of glaucoma and treatment options. Authored by specialists renowned in their field based in India and the USA, this manual contains 840 images and illustrations.

Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management

Author: Deepak Gupta

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781754033

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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This book offers optometrists a complete, clinically oriented guide to effective diagnosis and management of glaucoma and provides valuable assistance in co-managing these patients with ophthalmologists. Coverage of diagnosis includes risk factors, genetic factors, gonioscopy, visual field analysis, intra-ocular pressure measurement, corneal thickness evaluation, and optic nerve imaging. The medical management section thoroughly describes the ophthalmic drugs used to manage glaucoma. The surgical management section describes laser and conventional procedures and offers optometrists guidelines for co-managing patients. The final section presents case studies. Chapters include clinical pearls and "how-to" instructions for procedures. Over 100 illustrations complement the text.

Glaucoma Identification and Co-management

Author: Alicja R. Rudnicka

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 075063782X

Category: Medical

Page: 197

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Provides detailed methods of clinical examination techniques and their interpretation together with a detailed description of the histopathology, physiology and visual functional changes in glaucoma.

Glaucoma E-Book

Author: Tarek M. Shaarawy,Mark B. Sherwood,Roger A. Hitchings,Jonathan G. Crowston

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055417

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

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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 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. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. 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 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. 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. Stay at the forefront of your field with 10 brand new chapters on trending topics including: new surgical approaches such as trabectome and canoplasty; glaucoma implications in cataract and ocular surface disease; and, updates in the costs-effectiveness of medical management. Avoid pitfalls and achieve the best outcomes thanks to more than 40 brand new spotlight commentaries from key leaders providing added insight, tips and pearls of wisdom across varying hot topics and advances in the field. Refine and improve your surgical skills by watching over 50 video clips depicting the latest techniques and procedures including: new trabeculectomy methods, needling, implants, valve complications, and more. Prevent and plan for complications in advance by examining over 1,600 illustrations, photos and graphics (1,250 in color) capturing essential diagnostics techniques, imaging methods and surgical approaches. Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with chapter summary boxes that provide at-a-glance quick comprehension of the key take away points.


Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas E-Book

Author: Robert L. Stamper,Marc F. Lieberman,Michael V. Drake

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307023X

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Authored by three prominent specialists in the field, this text provides comprehensive coverage of diagnostic and treatment modalities for optimal glaucoma management. Revised throughout, this new edition presents the latest guidance in clinical examination, randomized trials, medical treatment, laser therapy, and surgical procedures. Hundreds of illustrations—with many classic black and white figures from the previous editions supplemented with new color images—depict the features of glaucomas and step-by-step procedures for their management, while expanded use of highlighted boxes, lists, and summary tables make the material easy to access. Evidence-based and updated information on all aspects of the glaucomas—including physiology, genetics, interventional trials, and new surgical techniques—offer a well-rounded foundation of knowledge for making the most informed diagnoses and choosing the most effective course of treatment. Combines the cumulative experience of three prominent glaucoma specialists—addressing a full range of clinical needs for practitioners of all levels—for a uniquely written coherent perspective. Includes extensive references to current and historically important sources to provide comprehensive interpretation of the latest medical literature. Synthesizes a classical approach to the glaucomas—based on seven earlier editions spanning over 40 years—with the most up-to-date evidence-based and epidemiologically-derived classifications and outcomes. Coherently correlates with authoritative consensus documents on key areas of glaucoma, drawn up by the world-wide specialists of the World Glaucoma Association, and reprinted in the text. Revamps traditional teachings on the angle closure glaucomas, in concert with the newest international literature and technologies, to keep you up to date on the latest advances. Illustrates detailed surgical interventions applicable to the complete spectrum of clinical settings—from the developing world through contemporary operating rooms. Examines the newest and most promising developments in pharmacology, laser and surgical advances for glaucoma management, to enable you to choose the most effective patient approach. Illustrates invaluable but little-known instruments for clinical and research diagnoses, including optic nerve cupping scales, bleb assessment instruments, and more.

Manual of Glaucoma

Author: Shibal Bhartiya,Parul Ichhpujani

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351529649

Category: Medical

Page: 550

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Manual of Glaucoma is a comprehensive reference guide to the basics, diagnosis and new surgical possibilities for the treatment of glaucoma. The book also includes a separate chapter on complementary and alternative therapies, as well as new surgical modalities, wound healing techniques and postoperative care. Enhanced by 236 full colour images and illustrations, Manual of Glaucoma is an essential source of reference for ophthalmologists and ophthalmology residents.

Clinical Pathways in Glaucoma

Author: Thom J. Zimmerman,Karanjit S. Kooner

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 158890590X

Category: Medical

Page: 565

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With the goal of simplifying the diagnosis and treatment process, Drs. Zimmerman and Kooner introduce Clinical Pathways in Glaucoma.This new decision-making guide offers 22 chapters on topics ranging from childhood and neovascular glaucoma to drug-induced glaucoma and management of glaucoma in pregnancy. Each chapter is consistently laid out in the same organized format: Definition, Epidemiology and Importance, Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis, Treatment and Management, and Future Considerations. Beneath each heading, a series of questions are posed, each followed by an answer and explanation, making it easy to quickly pinpoint the information you are looking for. Accompanied by step-by-step algorithms, cross-references, and dozens of drawings, charts and tables, Clinical Pathways in Glaucoma is a complete reference for specialists at all levels.This practical, clinically oriented text is designed for everyday use by ophthalmologists, glaucoma specialists, and residents. For easy- to-use, comprehensive information on today's challenging cases, Clinical Pathways in Glaucoma is ideal.

Angle Closure and Angle Closure Glaucoma

Reports and Consensus Statements of the 3rd Global AIGS Consensus Meeting on Angle Closure Glaucoma

Author: Robert N. Weinreb

Publisher: Kugler Publications

ISBN: 9789062992102

Category: Angle-closure glaucoma

Page: 96

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This is the third glaucoma consensus held under the auspices of the AIGS. It is anticipated that the discussions and conclusions from this consensus will impact care of patients with Angle Closure and Angle Closure Glaucoma significantly. As with the previous consensus meetings on Glaucoma Diagnosis and Open Angle Glaucoma Surgery, the consensus reports were developed over several months in an interactive internet system. The Consensus faculty, consisting of leading authorities on Angle Closure from throughout the world, met in Fort Lauderdale on May 3, 2006 to discuss the reports and refine t.

Glaucoma

A Colour Manual of Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: John F. Salmon,Jack J. Kanski

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: 9780750655286

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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This third edition covers all recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma--one of the most commonly encountered ocular conditions. A systematic and detailed approach has been maintained which makes this textbook one of the most comprehensive accounts of the disease currently available.

Glaucoma Diagnosis

Structure and Function

Author: Robert N. Weinreb,Erik L. Greve

Publisher: Kugler Publications

ISBN: 9789062992003

Category: Medical

Page: 159

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To the best of our knowledge, the 1st Global AIGS Consensus Meeting on "Structure and Function in the Management of Glaucoma" was also the first global consensus meeting in ophthalmology. The goal was to reach an evidence-based consensus for both clinical practice and research through the use of information obtained from peer-reviewed literature describing functional and structural diagnostic testing in glaucoma. The faculty and review group consisted of leading global authorities on glaucoma diagnostic testing. The preparation for the Consensus was unique in its format (see page xii). Reports.

The Glaucoma Book

A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach to Patient Care

Author: Paul N. Schacknow,John R. Samples

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387767002

Category: Medical

Page: 1043

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Complete evidence-based medical and surgical management of glaucoma for both the general ophthalmologist in practice and residents The only book that covers the new generation of glaucoma procedures including trabectome, trabecular bypass and canaloplasty, by the experts who developed them Includes the latest laser treatments for glaucoma including micro diode and titanium saphire trabeculoplasty as well as laser from an external approach The most comprehensive coverage of the optic nerve and the importance of nerve fiber layer hemorrhage Provides an integrated approach to neovascular glaucoma merging treatment to the retina, with the use of new anti-VEGF drugs, tubes, and shunts to achieve the best outcome Integrates clinical science with basic science to outline the next steps in glaucoma therapy

The Pediatric Glaucomas

Author: Anil K. Mandal,Peter A. Netland

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 113

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Here is a comprehensive and up-to-date source on the origins, diagnosis, and management of glaucomas in children. The authors balance evidence-based management guidelines with perspectives from their abundant direct clinical experience. Coverage includes the most recent advances in genetics, medical therapy, and surgical treatment...long-term management...treatment of intractable glaucomas...and other timely topics. 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.

Essentials of Glaucoma Surgery

Author: Malik Y. Kahook

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781617110122

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Essentials of Glaucoma Surgery provides a window into glaucoma surgical procedures with rapid insight and ready-to-reference information from more than 50 experienced surgeons in the profession. This resource uses a real world approach to explain surgical glaucoma, allowing the information to be quickly digested and put to use by the reader. Essentials of Glaucoma Surgery is led by Dr. Malik Y. Kahook and uses concise and straightforward text to clearly explain surgical procedures, along with pearls of practice to augment the chapters and provide advice from the experts, therefore preparing the reader for the operating room. This comprehensive handbook offers explanations of surgical instruments, expert FDA information related to current regulation of surgical devices in the United States, and an appendix of surgical dictations. Essentials of Glaucoma Surgery also includes sections that uniquely add historical context, as well as sections with information on the regulatory environment as it relates to devices used for the surgical management of glaucoma. Additionally, a section is included that offers perspectives from renowned experts on glaucoma surgery from where it began to where the future will go. With its real-world approach, user-friendly format, expert advice, and unique point of view, practicing ophthalmologists, residents, fellows, and medical students will benefit from Essentials of Glaucoma Surgery.