Ophthalmology

Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions by Dale K. Heuer MD

By Dale K. Heuer MD

Are you searching for concise, sensible solutions to these questions which are frequently left unanswered through conventional glaucoma references? Are you looking short, evidence-based recommendation for universal medical dilemmas? Curbside session in Glaucoma: forty nine medical Questions presents quickly and direct solutions to the thorny questions most ordinarily posed in the course of a “curbside session” among glaucoma specialists.

Dr. Dale okay. Heuer, and affiliate editors Dr. Steven J. Gedde and Dr. Richard Lewis, have designed this distinct reference during which best glaucoma experts provide professional suggestion, personal tastes, and evaluations on tricky scientific questions normally linked to the daily analysis and care of glaucoma sufferers. the original Q&A layout offers easy access to present details relating to glaucoma with the simplicity of a talk among colleagues. various photos, diagrams, and references are incorporated to reinforce the textual content and to demonstrate glaucoma pearls.

Curbside session in Glaucoma: forty nine scientific Questions offers details easy adequate for citizens whereas additionally incorporating specialist pearls that even high-volume glaucoma experts will relish. normal practitioners, citizens, fellows, and optometrists alike will enjoy the effortless and informal layout and the professional recommendation contained within.

Some of the questions which are answered:
• Which imagining equipment should still i exploit in my practice?
• How should still I set a aim intraocular pressure?
• what's “maximum clinical treatment” for glaucoma now?
• Which glaucoma medicines can be utilized appropriately while pregnant? In children?
• Is selective laser trabeculoplasty greater than argon or diode laser trabeculoplasty?
• Which of the hot incisional surgical possible choices to trabeculectomy should still I contemplate for my sufferers? In what scientific settings may still I think of them?
• within which sufferers with glaucoma and cataract should still I practice a combined
strategy? Cataract surgical procedure by myself? Trabeculectomy first?

Show description

Read Online or Download Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions PDF

Best ophthalmology books

Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma (Developments in Ophthalmology)

Uveal cancer is an competitive kind of melanoma which can contain the iris, the ciliary physique, and/or the choroid, that is the most place of this tumor. sufferers usually desire to be told approximately remedy offerings and the result of diverse ways. vital present scientific questions are even if a biopsy will be taken of choroidal melanomas, what may be performed with this biopsy, and no matter if high-risk sufferers could be screened usually.

Anterior Segment Diseases (Instant Clinical Diagnosis in Ophthalmology)

The newest guidance for diagnosing and treating corneal illnesses This well-illustrated full-color reference presents the newest guidance for diagnosing and treating corneal illnesses. gains: Full-color presentation with a number of illustrations presents entire up to date details on all kinds of anterior phase ailments With in-depth concentration, the authors be aware of important components of the outside abnormalities, together with pathology of tear movie, illness of conjunctiva, eyelids, and tumors provides up to date directions to set up fast and proper scientific prognosis for correct and well timed therapy of corneal illnesses

2014-2015 Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC): Section 7: Orbit Eyelids and Lacrimal System

Info the anatomy of the orbit and adnexa, and emphasizes a pragmatic method of the review and administration of orbital and eyelid problems, together with malpositions and involutional alterations. Updates present info on congenital, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic and worrying stipulations of the orbit and accent constructions.

Ophthalmic surgical procedures

Authored by way of world-renowned eye surgeons and lecturers, the second one version of this publication is a step by step consultant to universal eye surgical procedure and laser tactics. The e-book opens by means of reviewing the basics of ophthalmic surgical procedure. Chapters are then grouped into separate sections that deal with cataracts, corneal ailments, refractive surgical procedure, eye trauma, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, and vitreoretinal ailments.

Extra info for Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions

Example text

Figure 7-5. FDT performed with Humphrey matrix annually over 4 years. 37 38 Question 7 Figure 7-6. SAP annually over 4 years. What Visual Field Tests Should I Use in My Glaucoma Suspects? 39 3. Johnson CA, Adams AJ, Casson EJ, Brandt JD. Progression of early glaucomatous visual field loss for blue-onyellow and standard white-on-white perimetry. Arch Ophthalmol. 1993;111:651-656. 4. Racette L, Sample PA. Short wavelength automated perimetry. Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2003;16:227-236. 5. Sample PA, Weinreb RN.

Of these, about 6% What Are the Most Frequent Causes of Glaucoma-Related Malpractice Suits? 13 (350 claims) were related to glaucoma. OMIC had about 150 cases with glaucoma as the (or a) leading diagnosis in the case by the end of 2002. Some cases might have 2 diagnoses, such as cataract (with surgery) and secondary glaucoma. Because of the length of time required for vision loss to occur in most patients, you would think that the lawsuits related to glaucoma are usually from patients who have seen the doctor for years and the diagnosis or progression was missed.

It is noteworthy that, although some of the signs are more important than others, it is the combination of observations that will strengthen or weaken the diagnostic hypothesis of glaucoma. Documentation of the appearance of the optic disc is as important as its examination. The appearance of the optic disc should be documented at baseline and during follow-up in all glaucoma patients and suspects. Although fundamental, documentation of the optic disc appearance has been frequently neglected by clinicians.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 16 votes