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Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions
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Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions (Paperback)

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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional glaucoma references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for common clinical dilemmas? "Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions" provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a "curbside consultation" between glaucoma specialists.Dr. Dale K. Heuer, and associate editors Dr. Steven J. Gedde and Dr. Richard Lewis, have designed this unique reference in which top glaucoma specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with the day-to-day diagnosis and care of glaucoma patients. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to glaucoma with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate glaucoma pearls."Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions" provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume glaucoma specialists will appreciate.

General practitioners, residents, fellows, and optometrists alike will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.Some of the questions that are answered: Which imagining device should I use in my practice? How should I set a target intraocular pressure? What is "maximum medical therapy" for glaucoma now? Which glaucoma medications may be used safely during pregnancy? In children? Is selective laser trabeculoplasty better than argon or diode laser trabeculoplasty? Which of the new incisional surgical alternatives to trabeculectomy should I consider for my patients? In what clinical settings should I consider them? In which patients with glaucoma and cataract should I perform a combined procedure? Cataract surgery alone? Trabeculectomy first?

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineOphthalmology Publisher: SLACK Incorporated Publication Date: 15/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9781556428326  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dale K. Heuer, MD received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a 2-year National Research Service Award-funded glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Heuer has published extensively on the use of conventional filtering procedures with wound-healing modulation and aqueous shunting procedures for t he management of glaucomas with poor surgical prognoses. He has participated in several glaucoma clinical trials, including the Fluorouracil Filtering Surgery Study, the Collaborative Normal-Tension Glaucoma Study, and the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Study. Dr. Heuer currently serves as one of the three Vice Chairs of the National Eye Institute-sponsored Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, one of the three Co-Chairs of the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study, a member of the Safety & Data Monitoring Committee of the Ahmed-Baerveldt Comparison Study, and a voting member of the US Food & Drug Administration's Ophthalmic Device Panel. He is Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he also serves as the Director of the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute.

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