About this book
In recent decades, the prognosis of congenital glaucoma has completely changed. Nowadays surgical results are very good and enable children with pediatric glaucoma to integrate entirely into society as adults.
Based on the author’s cumulative experience of more than 50 years and 860 patients operated on for congenital glaucoma, this well-structured and lavishly illustrated textbook-atlas covers all aspects of congenital and infantile glaucoma. It enables the reader to learn about the:
Original method for examining newborns under general anaesthesia in the slit-lamp
Signs and symptoms of the disease and the differential diagnosis
Role and importance of the echometry value for early diagnosis
Gonioscopy results and the three types of congenital glaucomas (pure, refractory and late)
Type of surgery to be performed in each case, with the evaluation and case-studies by follow-up long-term results.
Written by renowned international experts of the field, this book will become the gold standard in the field of pediatric and congenital glaucomas.