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Author Quigley, Harry A.

Title Glaucoma : what every patient should know / Harry A. Quigley
Published [Charleston, S.C.] : [Createspace], [2011]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  617.741 Qui/Gwe  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 214 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: What is glaucoma? -- What are the types of glaucoma? -- How did you get glaucoma? -- Will you go blind? -- Can glaucoma be cured? -- What tests are needed to diagnose glaucoma? -- How can you help your family avoid glaucoma damage? -- Why isn't glaucoma either there or not there---what makes you an open angle suspect? -- Why isn't glaucoma either there or not there---what makes you an angle closure suspect? -- Acute angle closure crisis -- Low tension glaucoma doesn't exist and you don't have a brain tumor -- What treatments are the right ones? Drops, scissors, laser -- What is the target pressure? -- How to succeed at eye drop treatment: It's all in your hands -- Glaucoma eye drops: choices, choices -- Laser glaucoma surgery: iris holes and angle treatment -- Operations for glaucoma -- Can the treatments be worse than the disease? -- Are there treatments other than lowering eye pressure? -- How should you change your life? --
Contents note continued: What does low vision treatment have to offer? -- Children and glaucoma -- Secondary glaucoma -- Special Section for African-derived persons
Subject Glaucoma.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Author Glaucoma Center of Excellence
ISBN 1461008239