This book covers all the latest aspects of what's happening in all the micro-fields of glaucoma. The chapters cover pathogenesis, structural and functional tests, and medical, laser and surgical therapies. An entire chapter is devoted to the future of glaucoma management. All the chapters are supported with illustrations to enhance understanding of the developments.A lot of innovations are happening in the field of basic research, pharmacology, surgical devices and imaging equipment for glaucoma.
As part of the series "Current Practices in Ophthalmology
" this volume is meant for residents, fellows-in-training, generalist ophthalmologists and specialists alike.
Dr Parul Ichhpujani
is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India. She takes care of the glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology services at her center. She has done her glaucoma training from Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, and a subsequent clinical research fellowship, under Dr George L. Spaeth at Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, USA.She is the member of associate advisory board and education committee of World Glaucoma Association. She is the associate managing editor of the Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice
, the official journal of the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery and is an assistant editor for glaucoma section, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
. She was enlisted in the Powerlist 2015 of "Best 40 ophthalmologists under 40"
.She is an avid researcher and an academician having co-authored three books, 'Pearls in Glaucoma Therapy, Living with Glaucoma and Smart Resources in Ophthalmology'
; and edited five books, 'Expert Techniques in Ophthalmology, Glaucoma: Basic and Clinical Perspectives, Manual of Glaucoma, Clinical Cases in Glaucoma: An Evidence Based Approach and Glaucoma: Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Dynamics.'
She has contributed several research articles and book chapters in national as well as international books. Dr. Ichhpujani has lectured at regional, national and international surgical meetings. She serves as a reviewer for many ophthalmology journals.
Pathogenesis of Glaucoma.- Structural Tests for Glaucoma.- Functional Tests for Glaucoma.- Medical Management of Glaucoma.- Laser Therapy for Glaucoma.- Surgical Management of Glaucoma.- Alternative Therapies for Glaucoma.- Future of Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management.