Atlas of Glaucoma Surgery, 1e
- Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.; 1/E edition (December 1, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9350259559
- ISBN-13: 978-8180616518
A comprehensive, authoritative and richly illustrated coverage of every scientific and clinical practice in treatment of glaucoma ensures that you will be able to find the guidance you need to diagnose and manage the patients ocular problem and meet todays standards of care. Written and contributed by internationally renowned authorities, this atlas provides expert guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of glaucoma related conditions. Hundreds of photographs sketches and illustrations facilitate diagnosis and a consistent, user friendly format expedites reference. Plus a bonus CD-ROM enables you to incorporate any of the books figures into your computer presentations. It explains almost every pharmacological mechanism known to be involved in the circulation of aqueous and to maintain a low intraocular pressure with minimal side effects. Surgery and laser therapy is the most accepted technique for the treatment of angle closure glaucoma. 1. Reducing Intraocular Pressure: Is Surgery Better than Drugs?, 2. Trabeculectomy, 3. Trabeculectomy with a Scleral Tunnel Technique Combined with Mitomycin-C, 4. Cyclodestruction in Glaucoma, 5. Resurrecting the Failing Filtering Bleb, 6. The Ahmed Valve, 7. The Use of Molteno Implants to Treat Complex Cases of Glaucoma, 8. Nonpenetrating Surgery, 9. Nonpenetrating Deep Sclerectomy (Npds): Anatomic Landmarks, 10. Shortening the Learning Curve of Deep Sclerectomy, 11. Postoperative Management of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery, 12. Trabeculotomy Ab Externo, 13. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, 14. Combined Cataract Glaucoma Surgery, 15. Management of Angle-closure, 16. Modulation of Wound Healing, 17. Glaucomatous Complications of Refractive Surgery.