Atlas of Glaucoma

Taylor & Francis Group

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Atlas of Glaucoma

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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.

New to 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 colourful atlas contains detailed captions for each of the 659 illustrations, making it ideal for teaching purposes as well as a valuable 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.

Editors: Neil T Choplin and Carlo E Traverso

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