BARBARA A.BLODIMDJUSTIN L.GOTTLIEBMD
edited by Daniel M. Albert, MD, 1658 pp in 2 volumes, with color illus, ISBN 0632-04337-7, Malden, Mass, Blackwell Science Inc, 1999.
Ophthalmic Surgery: Principles and Techniquesis a comprehensive study of this complicated and evolving subject. Utilizing the knowledge of some 161 contributing experts in the field of ophthalmology, Dr Albert has compiled a great resource for anyone interested in this ever-changing and challenging field of medicine.
This 2-volume, 1600-plus-page work is divided into 5 sections: cornea and anterior segment surgery, glaucoma surgery, retina and vitreous surgery, pediatric ophthalmic and strabismus surgery, and ophthalmic plastic surgery. Essentially, each section is a textbook covering one of the major subsections of ophthalmology, from subjects ranging from recurrent erosions to complicated retinal detachments and vitrectomy. In addition, each section devotes a chapter to the pathology of the respective diseases.
Ophthalmic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(9):1267. doi: