Chandler and Grant's Glaucoma by Malik Kahook, Joel S. Schuman MD

By Malik Kahook, Joel S. Schuman MD

Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, now in its 5th Edition, represents a well timed replace to at least one of the field’s seminal texts at the scientific perform and surgical administration of glaucoma.

Edited by means of Drs. Malik Y. Kahook and Joel S. Schuman and with contributions from David L. Epstein and over 50 individuals, Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, 5th version brings jointly the event of world-class glaucoma specialists who belong to an extended line of surgeons informed by utilizing the lessons of the unique authors of this vintage work.

Meticulous updating from the former version keeps the well-established ancient teachings of Drs. Paul A. Chandler and W. Morton Grant and defines this new Fifth version as the main proper and priceless reference relating to glaucoma.

Exploring topic parts from the mechanisms in the back of medical remark to the main points on treating the person sufferer within the workplace, Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, 5th variation brings jointly the adventure of world-class glaucoma specialists knowledgeable from the unique teachings of this book.

New themes and contours within the 5th Edition:
• Advances in imaging of the optic nerve and retina
• Updates on clinical treatment of glaucoma
• New techniques for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
• Over four hundred photos and tables

Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma has been a useful reference for the scientific and surgical administration of glaucoma for generations of ophthalmologists. This up-to-date Fifth version builds at the teachings of earlier versions, whereas increasing on new wisdom, making the Fifth version as suitable within the twenty first century as whilst the 1st lectures have been provided through Drs. Chandler and Grant.

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The posterior ciliary arteries vary in number, distribution, and caliber. 35-39 The grouping of these vessels into lateral and medial groups could play a role in the clinical presentations subsequent to an ischemic event. 40,41 These hypotheses rely heavily on physiologic inference from anatomic findings and thus remain unproven, if attractive, speculations. REFERENCES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Brubaker RF. The flow of aqueous humor in the human eye. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 1982;80:391-474.

Fibers entering 12 Chapter 2 Figure 2-5. Schematic drawing of the anterior optic nerve head showing the arterial blood supply and the 4 anatomic layers: the retinal (R), prelaminar (P), laminar (L; lamina cribrosa), and the retrolaminar (Rl) zones. 29,30 These arcuate nerve fibers originate either superior to or inferior to the medial raphe of the temporal neurofiber layer and assume an arcuate course around, above, or below the fovea. These are the fibers most susceptible to damage in early glaucomatous optic neuropathy.

22. Medeiros FA, Alencar LM, Zangwill LM, et al. Detection of progressive retinal nerve fiber layer loss in glaucoma using scanning laser polarimetry with variable corneal compensation. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009;50(4):1675-1681. 23. Giangiacomo A, Garway-Heath D, Caprioli J. Diagnosing glaucoma progression: current practice and promising technologies. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2006;17(2):153-162. 2 Anatomy Malik Y. Kahook, MD and E. Michael Van Buskirk, MD The human eye is bound by 3 concentric, virtually spherical layers or coats: the outer fibrous layer, the cornea and sclera; the middle vascular layer, the uveal tract; and the inner neurosensory layer, the retina.

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