“Shields’ Textbook of Glaucoma” is a comprehensive and authoritative textbook on glaucoma, now in its 7th edition. The book is edited by Randy K. Kardon and Michael A. Kass, and includes contributions from renowned experts in the field.
The book covers a wide range of topics related to glaucoma, including the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of the disease. The authors provide detailed information on the various types of glaucoma, their clinical features, and the latest advances in imaging and diagnostic techniques.
The book also covers the management of glaucoma, including medical, laser, and surgical therapies, as well as new and emerging treatments. The authors provide expert guidance on managing the disease in special populations, such as in pregnant women, children, and elderly patients, and discuss the impact of systemic diseases on glaucoma management.
In addition, the book covers the latest advances in glaucoma research, including new medications and surgical techniques, and provides information on emerging therapies that may offer new hope for patients with this condition. The authors also provide practical advice on patient education, compliance, and quality of life issues.
Overall, “Shields’ Textbook of Glaucoma” is an essential resource for ophthalmologists, glaucoma specialists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and management of this complex disease. The book is written in a clear and concise language, and is extensively illustrated with high-quality images and diagrams to aid understanding.
- Hardcover: 661 pages
- Publisher: LWW; 7 edition (September 9, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1496351452
- ISBN-13: 978-1496351456
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1 x 10 inches