Adult Glaucoma Surgery

Adult Glaucoma Surgery

By: Maria Da Luz Freitas (author)Hardback

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Glaucoma is a condition of the eye in which the optic nerve is damaged due to increased fluid pressure in the eye. Left untreated, the condition may lead to permanent blindness. This comprehensive guide discusses various surgical techniques used to treat glaucoma, covering both new and traditional procedures. Non-penetrating surgical methods are also examined and the advantages and disadvantages of different surgeries are highlighted. Written by a recognised Portuguese author group, this manual includes a DVD of 17 videos demonstrating surgical procedures. Key points * Comprehensive guide discussing new and traditional surgical techniques for the treatment of glaucoma * Examines non-penetrating surgical procedures * Compares advantages and disadvantages of different techniques * Recognised Portuguese author group * Includes DVD of 17 videos demonstrating surgical procedures

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Maria Da Luz Freitas MD Consultant, Hospital da Arrabida, Porto, Portugal


* Chapter I: Trabeculectomy * Chapter II: ExPressTM - Mini Glaucoma Shunt * Chapter III: Posterior Drainage Device * Chapter IV: Deep Sclerectomy * Chapter V: Gonioscopic Surgery: Trabecular Microbypass Stent Implantation * Chapter VI: Canaloplasty * Chapter VII: Combined Surgery * Chapter VIII: Lens Surgery in Glaucoma

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789350903551
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 67
  • ID: 9789350903551
  • weight: 475
  • ISBN10: 9350903555

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