Practical Perimetry

by Shibal Bhartiya, Murali Ariga, George V Puthuran, Ronnie George

The book titled “Practical Perimetry” emphasizes on visual field analysis in patients of glaucoma, and also focuses on perimetry in several diseases such as retinal and neuro-ophthalmological disorders. The book is divided into 3 sections comprising of 17 chapters. Section 1 discusses on basics of automated perimetry and covers the entire evolution of visual field analysis: from the history of perimetry to role of frequency doubling perimetry (FDP), short wavelength automated perimetry (SWAP) and also pearls and pitfalls in perimetry. Section 2 addresses on Interpretation of Single Field Reports and Analyzing Progression in Visual Fields and also Perimetry in Glaucoma with Examples. Section 3 discusses on special situations such as Structural and Functional Correlation in Glaucoma, role of perimetry in diagnosis and management of Neuro-ophthalmic disorders and Retinal/Macular Disorders and recent advances for structural-functional correlation associated with perimetry. Each of the sections and chapters of the book is well explained with color pictures and visual field print-outs in detail. This book is a practical introduction on perimetry which is useful for general ophthalmologists, glaucoma surgeons, neuro-ophthalmologists, and trainees as well.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Bhartiya Shibal
Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2. Ariga Murali
Swamy Eye Clinic; MN Eye Hospitals and Postgraduate Institute; Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3. Puthuran George V
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
4. George Ronnie Sankara Nethralaya Glaucoma Services; Elite School of Optimetry; Medical and Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789385999680
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12888
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 214
Book Type Professional


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