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Book and Software Review
May 2004

Medical Management of Glaucoma

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by James C. Tsai, MD, and Max Forbes, MD, 240 pp, with illus, $21.95,ISBN 1-88473-580-0, West Islip, NY: Professional Communications, NC, 2003.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122(5):795. doi:10.1001/archopht.122.5.795-b

Medical Management of Glaucoma is a recentaddition to the pocket-reference category of glaucoma books. As the titlesuggests, the book focuses on the diagnosis of glaucoma and the use of topicalpressure-lowering medications as medical therapy for glaucoma.

The book has a well-designed, logical sequence of chapters, startingwith areas such as epidemiology and the clinical examination. Next come chapterson major glaucoma studies and glaucoma medications, followed by informationon lasers and incisional surgery. The 17 chapters average 5 to 10 pages, andeach concludes with a short list of pertinent references.

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