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Diagnosis and Management of Glaucoma
Ramakrishnan, Krishnadas, Robin, Khurana
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Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the optic nerve is damaged and can permanently damage vision and lead to blindness if left untreated. This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. Divided into five sections, it begins with an introduction to the disease, continuing step by step through its diagnosis, the different types of glaucoma and treatment options. Authored by specialists renowned in their field based in India and the USA, this manual contains 840 images and illustrations.

Author information
R Ramakrishan; MS DO Chief Medical Officer.Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

R. Krishnadas DO, DNB; Senior Consultant.Glaucoma Services.Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Alan L. Robin MD; Associate Professor Ophthalmology and International Health, John Hopkins University, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA

Mona Khurana MS; Consultant, Glaucoma Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Table of Contents
Part 1: Glaucoma—basics
1. Glaucoma in developing countries
2. Epidemiology of glaucoma and the role of glaucoma screening in diagnosis
3. Natural history of glaucoma
4. Genetics of glaucoma and its future
5. Morphology of ONH and pathogenesis of glaucomatous optic atrophy
6. Clinical trials in glaucoma
i. Overview of the major glaucoma clinical trials
ii. What have we learnt from the clinical trials in glaucoma?
7. Prevalence of glaucoma in India and the World
8. Vascular factors in glaucoma
9. Aqueous humor dynamics
10. When and how does glaucoma produce visual disability?
Part 2: Glaucoma—diagnostics
11. History taking in glaucoma
12. Tonometry
i. Tonometry basics and newer techniques
ii. Recent advancements in tonometry – merits and demerits
13. Gonioscopy
14. Back to basics: structural changes in glaucoma and clinical evaluation of the optic nerve head
15. Visual fields in glaucoma - humphrey
16. Octopus perimetry - a synopsis
17. Progression analysis of glaucoma with octopus perimetry
18. Ultrasound - bio microscopy in glaucoma
19. Confocal laser scanning tomography principles and clinical utility
20. Imaging in glaucoma
Part 3: Glaucoma – clinical
21. Classification of glaucoma
22. Ocular hypertension
23. Primary open angle glaucoma
24. Normal tension glaucoma
25. Angle closure glaucoma
26. Unilateral glaucoma
27. Exfoliation syndrome and exfoliation glaucoma
28. Pigmentary dispersion syndrome and pigmentary glaucoma
29. Lens induced glaucoma
30. Glaucoma following aphakia and pseudophakia
31. Uveitic glaucoma
32. Neovascular glaucoma
33. Ocular trauma and glaucoma
34. Steroid induced glaucoma
35. Glaucoma associated with penetrating keratoplasty
36. Glaucoma in corneal disorders
37. Glaucoma associated with intraocular tumors
38. Developmental glaucoma - an overview
39. Primary congenital glaucoma – pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and
40. Glaucoma in phakomatosis
Part 4: Glaucoma - therapeutic
41. Medical management of glaucoma
42. Argon laser trabeculoplasty and selective laser trabeculoplasty
43. Laser iridotomy and other procedures
44. History of glaucoma filtering surgeries
45. Wound healing in glaucoma surgery and role of antimetabolites in glaucoma filtering surgery
46. Trabeculectomy - surgical techniques and complications
47. Collagen (ologen) in glaucoma filtering surgery
48. Dysfunctional filtering blebs
49. Cataract and glaucoma
50. Managing cataract and glaucoma in developing world - manual small incision cataract surgery
51. combined with trabeculectomy (MSICS TRAB)
52. Glaucoma drainage devices?
53. Non penetrating filtering surgery (NPFS)
54. Cyclodestructive procedures
Part 5 Glaucoma - future
55. Neuroprotection in glaucoma
56. Medical management of glaucoma – the future


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