“Glaucoma (Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology) 3rd Edition” is a comprehensive guide that provides a detailed understanding of glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. This atlas offers a concise and visually appealing resource that covers the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma.
The book features more than 400 full-color photographs, illustrations, and schematic diagrams that aid in the understanding of the complex mechanisms of glaucoma. The authors use a concise and clear writing style, presenting information in an easy-to-understand format.
The book begins with an overview of glaucoma, including its epidemiology, pathogenesis, and risk factors. The authors then delve into the different types of glaucoma, including primary open-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma, and secondary glaucoma, among others.
The latter half of the book focuses on the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. The authors discuss the various diagnostic tools available, including tonometry, visual field testing, and imaging techniques. They also cover the medical and surgical treatment options for glaucoma, including medications, laser therapy, and trabeculectomy.
This book is an essential resource for ophthalmologists, residents, and students seeking a comprehensive understanding of glaucoma. With its concise writing style and wealth of visual aids, “Glaucoma (Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology) 3rd Edition” is an indispensable guide for anyone looking to stay up-to-date on the latest advances in glaucoma diagnosis and management.
Paperback: 606 pages
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 3rd edition edition (1 Jun. 2018)