Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Glaucoma Surgery

by Ashok Garg, Boris Malyugin, Bojan Pajic, Tanuj Dada, Jorge L Alio, Jerome Jean Bovet, Roberto G Carassa, André Mermoud, Jes N Mortensen, Shlomo Melamed, Ehud I Assia, Ahmad K Khalil, CS Dhull, Gabor B Scharioth, Gabriel Simon

Ophthalmic surgery technology has undergone rapid advancements and innovations in last two decades. From modest and conventional surgical techniques in early eighties, now it has become high-tech surgery with least indoor stay and excellent visual outcomes. Microincision surgery in both anterior and posterior segments, corneal and lenticular refractive surgery, modern keratoplasty techniques, pediatric and strabismus surgery, oculoplasty and reconstructive surgery and stem cell transplantation have entirely changed the scenario in ophthalmic surgery today. Modern ophthalmic surgery is a vast subject. It is important for ophthalmologists to master various surgical steps in the ophthalmic surgery procedures of their interest. The present series of Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology contains eight volumes. This volume is dedicated to Glaucoma Surgery, which is one of the most important and rapidly improving branches of ophthalmic surgery. All conventional and recently introduced high-tech glaucoma techniques are discussed in details step-by-step for the benefit of the ophthalmic surgeons worldwide, who want to master these techniques to deal with glaucoma contingencies in a better and effective way to eradicate one of the leading causes of blindness. Several international master glaucoma surgeons discuss latest glaucoma surgical techniques in a comprehensive and easy-to-read format, especially, minimally penetrative glaucoma surgery with microtubes, various glaucoma shunts, pars plana AGV, canaloplasty, CO2 laser assisted deep sclerectomy and titanium-sapphire laser trabeculoplasty.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Garg Ashok
Garg Eye Institute and Research Centre 235-Model Town, Dabra Chowk Hisar-125005 (India)
2. Malyugin Boris
S Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Complex State Institution, Beskundnikovsky blvd 59A, 127486 MoscowRussia
3. Pajic Bojan
Department Vision Care Klinik Pallas, Louis Giroud, Str.20, 4600 Olten, Switzerland
4. Dada Tanuj
Dr RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
5. Alio Jorge L
VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Avda de Denia S/n 03016, Alicante, Spain
6. Bovet Jerome Jean
FMH, Clinique de L’oeil, 15, Avenue Du Bois-de-la-Chapelle, CH-1213, Onex, Switzerland
7. Carassa Roberto G
University Hospital, S. Raffaele, Milano, Italy
8. Mermoud André
Jules Gonin Eye Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
9. Mortensen Jes N
Eye Department of Central Hospital, Jonkoping, Sweden
10. Melamed Shlomo
Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University; Sam Rothberg Glaucoma Centre, Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Centre, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
11. Assia Ehud I
Meir Medical Centre 59, Tschernihovsky Str Kfar – Saba, 44281, Israel
12. Khalil Ahmad K
Research Institute of Ophthalmology, Saridar Clinic Tower, 92, Tahrir St, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
13. Dhull CS
Regional Institute of Ophthalmology and PGIMS, Rohtak-124001, India
14. Scharioth Gabor B
Aurelios Augenzenturm, Recklinghausen, Erlbruch 34-36, D-45657, Recklinghausen, Germany
15. Simon Gabriel Fuebcarral 7, Madrid 28004, Spain
ISBN 9788184489583
Speciality Ophthalmology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11383
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 424
Book Type Professional


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