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Published by National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
Written in English

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  • Glaucoma -- Popular Works

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Edition Notes

Other titlesInformation for patients
GenrePopular Works.
SeriesNIH publication -- no. 96-651
ContributionsNational Eye Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14745268M
OCLC/WorldCa34699218

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The Table of Contents below shows the main sections of the book. Click on any title to go to that section. You can always get back to the Table of Contents by clicking on the link at the bottom of each page. Click on the Next Section link to go to the next section in the book. Click on the Previous Section link to go to the previous section. Practicing Ophthalmologists Curriculum Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability As a service to its members and American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). Order our free page booklet about glaucoma for yourself or a friend or family member. Recommended by eye doctors as “a wonderfully understandable introduction to glaucoma,” Understanding And Living With Glaucoma is the definitive resource for newly diagnosed glaucoma patients. We will also send you our free informative newsletter, which is mailed three times a year. A famous glaucoma specialist from Boston, Morton Grant, wrote about his many years of seeing and studying glaucoma. He concluded that those few patients who did badly and lost their vision from glaucoma were most often those who didn’t follow care instructions or who came to the doctor too late.

Glaucoma: What Every Patient Should Know, a guide to glaucoma written for patients, has been written by Dr. Harry Quigley and colleagues at the Wilmer Glaucoma Center of Excellence. Copies of the book are also available for purchase during your office visit at the Glaucoma Center of Excellence. Glaucoma is a progressive vision condition that can lead to permanent blindness. Learn more about the types, causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of glaucoma. Apr 20,  · Although classic glaucoma books provide for a superior, enhanced understanding of disease mechanisms and therapies, they may lack day-to-day clinical utility for this very reason. This book undoubtedly fills this void and promises to assist glaucoma providers faced with clinical challenges demanding immediate decision-making based on sound clinical evidence and larep-immo.com: $ This guideline covers adults (18 and older) with a diagnosis of chronic open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension and those with chronic open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension associated with pseudoexfoliation or pigment dispersion. In addition, the guideline will cover populations who have a higher prevalence of glaucoma and may have worse clinical outcomes including people with a family.