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By Franz Grehn, Robert Stamper

ISBN-10: 3540694722

ISBN-13: 9783540694724

ThisВ third Glaucoma quantity of the necessities in Ophthalmology sequence, as within the first and the second one, offers an image of contemporary growth within the box of glaucoma, in either simple scientific study and utilized medical technological know-how. Its goal isn't really to exchange textbooks on glaucoma, yet to function a conceptual bridge among unique examine and textbook presentation. subject matters include:

Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery

Detecting Glaucoma development by way of Imagin

Imaging person ganglion cells within the human retina

Digital Glaucoma sufferer checklist and Teleconsultation structures for Glaucoma

New Glaucoma Surgeries


Glaucoma Epidemiology

Genetics and Glaucoma

The editors have got down to give you the reader with assorted and fascinating themes reflective of the evidence-based, sleek method of the sphere of glaucoma.

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Ophthalmology 108:1015–1022 Leske MC, Wu SY, Honkanen R et al. (2007) Nine-year incidence of open-angle glaucoma in the Barbados Eye Studies. Ophthalmology 114:1058–1064 Leske M, Wu SY, Hennis A et al. (2008) Risk factors for incident open-angle glaucoma: the Barbados Eye Studies. Ophthalmology 115:85–93 Mansberger SL, Romero FC, Smith NH et al. (2005) Causes of visual impairment and common eye problems in Northwest American Indians and Alaska Natives. Am J Public Health 95:881–886 Mason RP, Kosoko O, Wilson MR et al.

It was assumed that the papillomacular bundle maintains a stable thickness, as central visual acuity is not affected until the latter stages of glaucoma. This has not been supported by OCT studies, which demonstrate reduced bundle thickness in glaucoma despite maintenance of good visual acuity [10]; it is therefore likely that the reference plane height changes as glaucoma progresses. An alternative reference plane, at 320 µm, has been shown to generate less variable rim area measurements than the standard reference plane [31]; it may therefore be a more appropriate option for discriminating true structural change from measurement “noise”.

2007) Circadian fluctuation of mean ocular perfusion pressure is a consistent risk factor for normal-tension glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48(1):104–111 32. Liu JH, Kripke DF, Weinreb RN (2004) Comparison of the nocturnal effects of once-daily timolol and latanoprost on intraocular pressure. Am J Ophthalmol 138(3):389–395 33. Mishima HK, Kiuchi Y, Takamatsu M, et al. (1997) Circadian intraocular pressure management with latanoprost: diurnal and nocturnal intraocular pressure reduction and increased uveoscleral outflow.

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