Glaucoma by Shlomo MelamedGlaucoma by Shlomo Melamed


byShlomo Melamed, Tanuj Dada, Ahmad K. Khalil

Paperback | June 23, 2011

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Full-color coverage of the medical and surgical therapies for the management of glaucoma

Part of the Instant Clinical Diagnosis in Ophthalmology series, this full-color quick reference guide discusses the latest medical and surgical therapies for treating glaucoma, particulary the innovative surgical approaches that promise to revolutionize care.


  • Numerous full-color photographs, drawings, and algorithms
  • Quick scan bulleted text
  • Contributed to by international experts in the field
  • Covers pathophysiology, clinical signs and symptoms, investigations, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
Title:GlaucomaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.5 × 6.3 × 0.8 inPublished:June 23, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071749497

ISBN - 13:9780071749497

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1: CLINICAL GLAUCOMA; Chapter 1. Early Onset Developmental Glaucoma (Primary Congenital Glaucoma); Chapter 2. Late (Adult) Onset Developmental Glaucoma; Chapter 3. Primary Infantile Glaucoma; Chapter 4. Open Angle Glaucoma; Chapter 5. Normal Tension Glaucoma; Chapter 6. Pigment Dispersion Syndrome and Pigmentary Glaucoma; Chapter 7. Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome; Chapter 8. Angle-closure Glaucoma; Chapter 9. Primary Angle-closure Glaucoma; Chapter 10. Malignant Glaucoma; Chapter 11. Traumatic Glaucoma; Chapter 12. Pediatric Glaucoma; Chapter 13. Glaucoma Implants in the Treatment of Pediatric Glaucoma; Chapter 14. Shunt Surgery for Refractory Glaucoma; Chapter 15. Trabeculotome-guided Deep Sclerectomy; Chapter 16. Glaucoma Drainage Implants; Chapter 17. Managing Aphakic Glaucoma in Children with AGV Valves; Chapter 18A. Absolute Glaucoma; Chapter 18B. Primary Narrow Angle Glaucoma; Chapter 18C. Sturge-Weber Syndrome; Chapter 19. New Investigations in Glaucoma; Chapter 20. Laser Procedures in Glaucoma; Chapter 21. Laser Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma by Excimer Laser with 193 nm Wavelength; Chapter 22. Solid-state UV Laser for Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery; Chapter 23. Trabecular Meshwork Ablation as an Alternative to Invasive Glaucoma Surgery; Chapter 24. Non-penetrating Filtration Surgery with the CO2 Laser; Chapter 25. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty; SECTION 2: SPECIAL GLAUCOMA SURGICAL TECHNIQUES; Chapter 26. Drainage Implant Surgery; Chapter 27. Pneumatic Trabeculoplasty: A Noninvasive Glaucoma Treatment; Chapter 28. Combined Phacoemulsification and Deep Sclerectomy with T-Flux; Chapter 29. Sclerothalamotomy Ab Interno: A Minimally Invasive Surgical Option for Glaucoma; Chapter 30. Sutureless Filtration Surgery in Glaucoma; Chapter 31. Viscocanalostomy; Chapter 32. Open Angle Filter Surgery for Glaucoma Deep Sclerocanalostomy (DSC): New Technique; Chapter 33. Milling Trabeculoplasty: A New Technique for Non-penetrating Glaucoma Surgery; Chapter 34. G-probe as Primary Glaucoma Procedure in Cases of Coexisting POAG and Cataract; Chapter 35. Very Deep Sclerectomy or How to Increase Uveoscleral Outflow; Chapter 36. Glaucoma Surgery with Fugo Plasma Blade; Chapter 37. Bimanual MicroPhaco and Deep Sclerocanalostomy (BMP & DSC): New Technique; Chapter 38. Modern Glaucoma Surgery; Chapter 39. Deep Sclerectomy with T-Flux Implant with "Outside In" Drainage; Index