The Shields Textbook of Glaucoma has been one of the most widely read books on glaucoma over the years. With its rational approach to the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and total care plan for the patient, it is a comprehensive resource for glaucoma-related information for generations of postgraduate students, fellows and practitioners. The South Asian edition adds additional focus on disease presentation, management options and challenges specific to the region. Highlights:• The textbook has been extensively updated, and all chapters have been reviewed and updated with current literature both globally and from South Asia. It includes latest researches on imaging, OCT angiography, genetics, lasers, etc. • Many new clinical photographs have been added, making the book extensively illustrated with over 700 clinical photographs and diagrams.• There is a greater emphasis on the conditions prevalent in the region such as angle closure disease, secondary glaucoma, etc., their presentation and perspectives on their management.• Terminology has been modified in line with what is used in the region.• The book has been updated with the newly available glaucoma medications, surgical and laser techniques, including ROCK inhibitors and MIGS.
- Publication date: December 1, 2020
- Language: English