Über den Autor
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.
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.
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