Glaucoma is currently the most common cause of irreversible blindness in India. It has remained a conundrum as it encompasses numerous treatment processes, with every patient responding to the same treatment and therapy in varying ways. Practical Approach to Glaucoma: Case Based provides an extensively illustrated “real-world” view of managing glaucoma. It covers essential information about different types of glaucomas and their management, which every ophthalmologist must know.
- Principles of therapy together with suggested priorities are provided through simple flowcharts.
- Each chapter comprises cases explaining management of glaucoma with the help of principles and points for consideration.
- Suggested readings at the end of each chapter include seminal literature and also the most recent reviews, providing a holistic overview of the topic.
About the Author
Ramanjit Sihota, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth, is Professor and Head of Glaucoma Research Facility and Clinical Services at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. She was honored with the “Research Recognition Award” from the World Glaucoma Association. She has also won numerous national and international awards for advances in glaucoma management. Dr. Sihota is also the coordinator of the National Task Force on Glaucoma, currently operational across India. Under WHO SEARO, she has helped rationalize the treatment of primary angle closure disease in Southeast Asia. She is the editor of the book Parson’s Diseases of the Eye, has contributed multiple chapters in books, and published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed indexed international journals. She has also served as the past-president of the Glaucoma Society of India.