Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness, making it crucial for practitioners to stay up-to-date with the latest diagnostic and treatment options. The second edition of Glaucoma is a comprehensive resource for specialists, fellows, and general ophthalmologists, featuring contributions from over 300 experts from six continents. This user-friendly reference has been updated with enhanced images, new videos, and more, providing the most accurate and reliable guidance for the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.
Volume One covers all aspects of adult and pediatric glaucoma, including the latest diagnostic imaging techniques like ultrasound biomicroscopy and optical coherence tomography. Volume Two explores the newest surgical techniques, such as trabeculectomy, gonio-surgery, combined surgeries, and implant procedures. Additionally, readers will find essential information on stem cell research, gene transfer, and implants.
This updated edition includes 10 new chapters on trending topics like new surgical approaches, glaucoma implications in cataract and ocular surface disease, and cost-effectiveness of medical management. It also features over 40 new spotlight commentaries from key leaders in the field, providing added insight and pearls of wisdom. With over 1,600 illustrations, photos, and graphics (1,250 in color) capturing essential diagnostics techniques, imaging methods, and surgical approaches, practitioners can prevent and plan for complications in advance.
The book also offers chapter summary boxes that provide quick comprehension of the key takeaways, and access to the complete contents online at Expert Consult. Readers will have access to the website until the next edition is published or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier. If the next edition is published within one year of purchase, readers will have online access for one year from the date of purchase.
- ISBN-13: 9780702051937
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication date: 9/15/2014
- Edition number: 2
- Pages: 1416