Pearls of Glaucoma Management: 2016
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Pearls of Glaucoma Management


By JoAnn A. Giaconi (Edited by), Simon K. Law (Edited by), Anne Louise Coleman (Edited by), Joseph Caprioli (Edited by)

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Format: Hardcover, 582 pages, 2nd Edition
Other Information: 31 black & white illustrations, 158 colour illustrations, 38 black & white tables, 144 colour tables, biography
Published In: Germany, 08 July 2016
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.

Table of Contents

Optic Nerve: The Glaucomatous Optic Nerve.- Optic Nerve: Clinical Examination.- Optic Nerve: HRT.- Optic Nerve: Scanning Laser Polarimetry.- Optic Nerve: OCT.- Optic Nerve: Comparison of Technologies.- Optic Nerve: Atypical Nerves and Nerve Findings.- IOP: The importance of IOP.- IOP: Instruments to Measure IOP.- IOP: CCT.- IOP: Corneal Hysteresis.- IOP: Target Pressures.- IOP: Fluctuation.- Gonioscopy: Why do Indentation?.- VF: VF Test Strategies.- VF: Fluctuation and Progression.- VF: Field Interpretation.- Other Tests in Glaucoma: Genetic Testing.- Other Tests in Glaucoma: Optic Nerve Blood Flow I.- Other Tests in Glaucoma: ONBF II.- Other Tests in Glaucoma: MF-VEP.- RF.- RF: The Risk Calculator.- Medical Therapy: First Line Agents and Monotherapy.- Medical Treatment: the Pregnant and Nursing Woman.- Medical Treatment: CAI.- Medical Treatment: Osmotic Agents.- Medical Treatment: Neuroprotection.- Medical Treatment: Treated vs. Untreated Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension.- Medical Treatment: Adherence and Persistence.- Medical Treatment: Alternative Medicine and Glaucoma.- Procedural Treatments: Laser Trabeculoplasty.- Procedural Treatments: ECP.- Procedural Treatments: Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation.- Procedural Treatments: Trabeculectomy.- Procedural Treatments: Perioperative Medication.- Procedural Treatments: Bleb Needling.- Procedural Treatments: GDD.- Procedural Treatments: New Surgical Options.- Procedural Treatments: Ex-PRESS Mini Shunt.- Procedural Treatments: Phacotrabeculectomy.- Procedural Treatments: Surgery in End-Stage.- Glaucomas: Managing NTG.- Glaucomas: PXF.- Glaucomas: PDG and ARG.- Glaucomas: Sturge Weber Syndrome.- Glaucomas: Glaucoma and the Cornea.- Glaucomas: Uveitic Glaucoma.- Glaucomas: NVG.- Pediatric Glaucoma: IOP, AL and Surgery.- Pediatric Glaucoma: Medications and Steroids.- Pediatric Glaucoma: Angle Surgery and GDD.- Peds Glaucoma: Trabeculectomy and GDD.- Angle-Closure Glaucoma: RF.- Angle-Closure Glaucoma: Iridotomy.- Angle-Closure Glaucoma: Imaging.- Angle-closure Glaucoma: Medical Therapy.- Angle-Closure Glaucoma: Surgical Management of Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma.- Complications: Hypotony.- Complications: Bleb leaks.- Complications: Blebitis.

EAN: 9783662490402
ISBN: 3662490404
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Dimensions: 26.39 x 18.11 x 3.73 centimeters (1.03 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years

About the Author

JoAnn A. Giaconi Jules Stein Eye Institute David Geffen School of MedicineUniversity of California at Los AngelesVeterans Health Administration of Greater Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA, USASimon K. Law Jules Stein Eye InstituteUniversity of CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA, USAKouros Nouri-Mahdavi Shiley Eye CenterLa Jolla, CA, USAAnne L. Coleman Jules Stein Eye InstituteDavid Geffen School of MedicineUniversity of California at Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA, USAJoseph Caprioli Jules Stein Eye InstituteDavid Geffen School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA, USA

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