Clinical Glaucoma Care

The Essentials

Editors: Samples, John R., Schacknow, Paul N. (Eds.)

  • Focuses exclusively on practical clinical care for glaucoma Mid-size, practice-oriented, and affordable
  • Extensive color illustrations
  • Up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest in examination techniques, medical management, and surgical treatment
  • Clinical pearls and extensive tables summarizing need-to-know clinical information
  • Edited and contributed by the experts who created The Glaucoma Book
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About this book

Glaucoma Clinical Care: The Essentials is a pragmatic, slimmer companion volume to the more academically focused text “The Glaucoma Book” by the same editors.  This new book is a thoroughly updated manual for the day-to-day diagnosis and management of glaucoma patients by comprehensive ophthalmologists and optometric physicians.  Its 33 chapters are authored by world renowned experts in clinical care and basic research, providing evidenced-based research, office examination skills, clinical pearls, and up-to-date reviews of the scientific literature on glaucoma, as wel l as extensive graphics and tables to accompany the text.  

Glaucoma Clinical Care: The Essentials is the one book to have and consult when confronted with a problematic glaucoma patient sitting in your exam chair as it is a thorough presentation of glaucoma medications, laser, and incisional glaucoma surgeries, complete with commentaries on advantages and disadvantages of the different therapies.

About the authors

John R. Samples, M.D. is formerly Professor of Ophthalmology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) and the Casey Eye Institute in Portland, OR. He has been director of medical student education in ophthalmology at OHSU for 20 years. He is currently runs Glaucoma Consultants, a site for patients, physicians and the Western Glaucoma Foundation, which supplies patients with clinical information as well as information to help patients find associated colleagues who provide the high quality glaucoma medical and surgical care on the West Coast.

Paul N. Schacknow M.D., Ph.D., ophthalmologist, is Chief of Glaucoma Services at Visual Health Center, a multispecialty eye-care practice in Palm Springs, FL. He is a specialist in the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma patients.

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • Glaucoma Risk Factors: Intraocular Pressure

    Loewen, Nils A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

  • Glaucoma Risk Factors: Fluctuations in Intraocular Pressure

    Medeiros, Felipe A.

    Pages 23-28

  • Glaucoma Risk Factors: The Cornea

    Marzette, Lionel A. (et al.)

    Pages 29-43

  • Glaucoma Risk Factors: Family History – The Genetics of Glaucoma

    Samples, John R. (et al.)

    Pages 45-56

  • Indications for Therapy

    Spaeth, George L. (et al.)

    Pages 57-71

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-4172-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-4171-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Glaucoma Care
Book Subtitle
The Essentials
Editors
  • John R. Samples
  • Paul N. Schacknow
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-4172-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-4172-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-4171-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 667
Number of Illustrations and Tables
78 b/w illustrations, 281 illustrations in colour
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