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PostSubject: Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas   Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:07 am

Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas

by three prominent specialists in the field, this text provides
comprehensive coverage of diagnostic and treatment modalities for
optimal glaucoma management. Revised throughout, this new edition
presents the latest guidance in clinical examination, randomized trials,
medical treatment, laser therapy, and surgical procedures. Hundreds of
illustrations-with many classic black and white figures from the
previous editions supplemented with new color images-depict the features
of glaucomas and step-by-step procedures for their management, while
expanded use of highlighted boxes, lists, and summary tables make the
material easy to access. Evidence-based and updated information on all
aspects of the glaucomas-including physiology, genetics, interventional
trials, and new surgical techniques-offer a well-rounded foundation of
knowledge for making the most informed diagnoses and choosing the most
effective course of treatment.
*Combines the cumulative experience of three prominent glaucoma
specialists-addressing a full range of clinical needs for practitioners
of all levels-for a uniquely written coherent perspective.
*Includes extensive references to current and historically important
sources to provide comprehensive interpretation of the latest medical
*Synthesizes a classical approach to the glaucomas-based on seven
earlier editions spanning over 40 years-with the most up-to-date
evidence-based and epidemiologically-derived classifications and
*Coherently correlates with authoritative consensus documents on key
areas of glaucoma, drawn up by the world-wide specialists of the World
Glaucoma Association, and reprinted in the text.
*Revamps traditional teachings on the angle closure glaucomas, in
concert with the newest international literature and technologies, to
keep you up to date on the latest advances.
*Illustrates detailed surgical interventions applicable to the complete
spectrum of clinical settings-from the developing world through
contemporary operating rooms.
*Examines the newest and most promising developments in pharmacology,
laser and surgical advances for glaucoma management, to enable you to
choose the most effective patient approach.
*Illustrates invaluable but little-known instruments for clinical and
research diagnoses, including optic nerve cupping scales, bleb
assessment instruments, and more


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