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Glaucoma

A Guide for Patients, An Introduction for Care Providers, A Quick Reference

by Josef, M.D. Flammer

  • 101 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Hogrefe & Huber Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coping with illness,
  • Popular medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Ophthalmology,
  • Glaucoma

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213377M
    ISBN 100889373426
    ISBN 109780889373426

    Mar 04,  · Many of you who are taking eye drops do not have glaucoma. Glaucoma is more than intraocular pressure. The big mistake that a lot of eye doctors are making is that they’re looking at this as a disease of pressure. In glaucoma, there is an increase in intraocular pressure, and this pressure exerts an effect on the nerve of the eye. Glaucoma in children could take up an entire book all on its own (and there are some good professional texts). Here, I will only hit on the most important points. Children are affected by glaucoma in less than one in a thousand births. No one actually has good figures on it, but as with other forms.

    Glaucoma is a disease where the optic nerve dies. We are not sure why or how this happens (there are many mechanical, vascular, and biochemical theories) but high intraocular pressure certainly seems to be associated, if not entirely the cause, of optic nerve death. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in [ ]. This popular reference on glaucoma management now offers a more practical and clinically focused textbook for ophthalmologists and residents. Readers find new or extensively updated information on cellular and molecular biology of the eye, molecular genetics and classification of glaucomas, epidemiology and public health, screening and risk assessment, congenital and developmental 4/5(2).

    Glaucoma book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Glaucoma book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. as i am far from a physician, this book is extremely well written. i guess i would say that as my boss is one of the editors/5. Glaucoma is a specialty in ophthalmology that includes a group of diseases that affect the optic disc and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. This book addresses new topics in glaucoma that have not been included and expands topics that have been included in the previous glaucoma books published by InTech. The book is a product of balance between Cited by: 7.


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Glaucoma by Josef, M.D. Flammer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Stop Vision Loss Now!: Prevent and Heal Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Other Common Eye Disorders. May 30,  · This book is for the patient who may have no idea what glaucoma is, who wants to understand testing for glaucoma, who has been diagnosed with glaucoma and wants a thorough explanation, who wants to compare and evaluate treatment options, or who has virtually any question about the disease/5(25).

Jun 25,  · The Glaucoma Book is both a comprehensive academic work with evidence-based science and exhaustive bibliographies, and an everyday, pragmatic guide for general ophthalmologists, optometrists, and resident physicians who need immediate answers while examining patients.

Its 92 chapters and 38 sidebar essays range from conventional topics (e.g., open angle glaucoma, pigmentary dispersion syndrome, pediatric glaucomas) to those that have not previously appeared in a glaucoma /5(2). The Glaucoma Book is both a comprehensive academic work with evidence-based science and exhaustive bibliographies, and an everyday, pragmatic guide for general ophthalmologists, optometrists, and resident physicians who need immediate answers while Glaucoma book patients.

Glaucoma, Second Edition is the most comprehensive text and online resource in the field delivering expert guidance for the most timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma – aimed at specialists, fellows and general ophthalmologists.

Dec 10,  · Dr. Harmon has included everything in this book that you should know if you have glaucoma, you are a glaucoma suspect, or you have glaucoma in your family.

I have read a number of books on the subject and none are as inclusive as "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Glaucoma /5(21). The Table of Contents below shows the main sections of the book. Click on any title to go to that section. You can always get back to the Table of Contents by clicking on the link at the bottom of each page.

Click on the Next Section link to go to the next section in the book. Click on the Previous Section link to go to the previous section. Practicing Ophthalmologists Curriculum Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability As a service to its members and American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO).

Order our free page booklet about glaucoma for yourself or a friend or family member. Recommended by eye doctors as “a wonderfully understandable introduction to glaucoma,” Understanding And Living With Glaucoma is the definitive resource for newly diagnosed glaucoma patients.

We will also send you our free informative newsletter, which is mailed three times a year. A famous glaucoma specialist from Boston, Morton Grant, wrote about his many years of seeing and studying glaucoma. He concluded that those few patients who did badly and lost their vision from glaucoma were most often those who didn’t follow care instructions or who came to the doctor too late.

Glaucoma: What Every Patient Should Know, a guide to glaucoma written for patients, has been written by Dr. Harry Quigley and colleagues at the Wilmer Glaucoma Center of Excellence.

Copies of the book are also available for purchase during your office visit at the Glaucoma Center of Excellence. Glaucoma is a progressive vision condition that can lead to permanent blindness. Learn more about the types, causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of glaucoma.

Apr 20,  · Although classic glaucoma books provide for a superior, enhanced understanding of disease mechanisms and therapies, they may lack day-to-day clinical utility for this very reason.

This book undoubtedly fills this void and promises to assist glaucoma providers faced with clinical challenges demanding immediate decision-making based on sound clinical evidence and gulfpbc.com: $ This guideline covers adults (18 and older) with a diagnosis of chronic open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension and those with chronic open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension associated with pseudoexfoliation or pigment dispersion.

In addition, the guideline will cover populations who have a higher prevalence of glaucoma and may have worse clinical outcomes including people with a family.

Glaucoma: A Patient's Guide to the Disease. Primary or chronic open angle glaucoma is a painless condition usually associated with high pressure in the eye. It affects approximately 4 per cent of all people over the age of Untreated, glaucoma is a major cause of blindness worldwide.

Only a small proportion of the prescriptions written for glaucoma in the U.S.A. are now written by optometrists alone. At the Wilmer Glaucoma Center, we have several excellent optometrist faculty members who work with us in a team approach.

The final care of those with glaucoma is performed by ophthalmologists. Nov 14,  · Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. This damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the age of It can occur at any age but is more common in older adults.

Mar 11,  · Thoroughly updated, and now in full color, Shields' Textbook of Glaucoma, Sixth Edition is a clinically focused and practical textbook for general ophthalmologists treating patients with glaucoma.

This classic text offers a rational approach to the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and presents a total care plan for the patient/5(4).

This book addresses the basic and clinical science of glaucomas, a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. The book incorporates the latest development as well as future perspectives in glaucoma, since it has expedited publication.

It is aimed for specialists in glaucoma, researchers, general ophthalmologists Cited by: 8. "Glaucoma" is a term used for a group of diseases that can lead to damage to the eye's optic nerve and result in blindness. The most common form of the disease is open-angle glaucoma, which affects about 3 million Americans, half of whom don't know they have it.

May 25,  · Glaucoma by the Book Patient knowledge scores increased after they began keeping a log. RO Staff. Asking glaucoma patients to continually log their health status in a personal record may have a positive impact on their overall knowledge of their disease, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Glaucoma.

1.Glaucoma is usually described as a disease affecting peripheral vision. So, it wouldn’t have any effect on reading, the ultimate task of central vision, right?

In fact, glaucoma does affect reading. Why? First, while glaucoma does affect peripheral vision, it also affects central vision.Mar 05,  · Glaucoma is the second leading cause of permanent blindness in the United States and occurs most often in older adults.[1] There are four general categories of adult glaucoma: primary open-angle and angle-closure, and the secondary open and angle closure glaucoma.

The most common type in the United States is primary, open-angle glaucoma (POAG).[1].