This book provides an illustrated guide to peripheral retinal degenerations and the role of spectral domain coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in diagnosis and treatment. The book discusses 73 clinical cases and gives detailed information on the principles of SD-OCT and its application in the imaging of peripheral retina.
Peripheral Retinal Degenerations: Optical Coherence Tomography and Retinal Laser Coagulation, 2nd edition, discusses a broad range of retinal pathologies such as chorioretinal degenerations, posterior vitreous detachment, vitreoretinal adhesions and tractions and includes a plethora of high-quality clinical images throughout. Ophthalmologists and retinal specialists will find this updated edition to be the perfect didactic resource for furthering skills and knowledge in this clinical area.
Venera A. Shaimova, MD, Dr. Sc. Med, is a Retina Specialist and Laser Surgery Expert with over 30 years of experience in ophthalmology. She is the author of 3 scientific research works (Ph.D. thesis, Dr. Sc. thesis, Peripheral Retina OCT Study Report) and 87 publications including 1 atlas and 4 patents. Dr. Shaimova and her colleagues at Centre ZRENIYA were the first in Russia to obtain high-quality OCT images of the peripheral retina and are currently engaged in an in-depth study of peripheral retinal degenerations.
Dr. Shaimova is a Senior Researcher at Chelyabinsk State Laser Surgery Institute and Chief Physician at Centre ZRENIYA Medical Clinic, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation. She is also a member of EURETINA (the European Society of Retina Specialists), Russian Glaucoma Society, and Russian Society of Ophthalmologists.
Principles and methods of peripheral retina OCT scanning .- Optical coherence tomography of the peripheral retina and the vitreoretinal interface.- Peripheral retinal degenerations as a risk factor for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.- Intraretinal degenerations.- Vitreoretinal degenerations.- Chorioretinal degenerations.- Retinal laser photocoagulation in peripheral degenerations.
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