Becker-Shaffer's diagnosis and therapy of the glaucomas.

Main Author: Stamper, Robert L., 1939-
Other Authors: Lieberman, Marc F., Drake, Michael V., Becker, Bernard, 1920-, Shaffer, Robert N. 1912-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: [Edinburgh] : Mosby/Elsevier, 2009
Edition: 8th ed. /
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction and classification of the glaucomas
  • Aqueous humor formation
  • Aqueous humor outflow system overview
  • Intraocular pressure
  • Gonioscopic anatomy
  • Methods of gonioscopy
  • Clinical interpretation of gonioscopic findings
  • Visual field thoery and methods
  • Techniques and variables in visual field testing
  • Visual field interpretation
  • Other psychophysical tests
  • Optic nerve anatomy and pathophysiology
  • Clinical evaluation of the optic nerve head
  • Optic nerve imaging
  • Primary angle closure glaucoma
  • Secondary angle closure glaucoma
  • Primary open angle glaucoma
  • Secondary open angle glaucoma
  • Developmental and childhood glaucoma
  • Genetics of glaucoma
  • Introduction to patient management
  • Medical treatment of glaucoma: general principles
  • Prostaglandins
  • The adrenergic system and adrenergic agonists
  • Adrenergic antagonists
  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
  • Cholinergic drugs
  • Hyperosmotic agents
  • General aspects of laser therapy
  • Laser treatment for internal flow block
  • Laser treatment for outflow obstruction
  • Miscellaneous laser procedures including laser ciliary body therapy
  • General surgical care
  • Glaucoma outflow procedures
  • Surgical management of cataract and glaucoma
  • Complications and failure of filtering surgery
  • Pediatric and miscellaneous procedures
  • New ideas in glaucoma surgery
  • Challenges for the new century.