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September 1984

Glaucoma Surgery

Arch Ophthalmol. 1984;102(9):1258. doi:10.1001/archopht.1984.01040031022001

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This atlas is an updating of the indications for surgery in the many types of glaucoma and techniques that have been improved on using the operating microscope. The authors are from the Beth Israel Medical Center, Israel, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, NY, and University of Rochester, Minn, respectively. Because of relatively less information on congenital, infantile, and juvenile glaucoma in the literature, the authors have devoted more attention to these "C.I.J. glaucomas," which they consider variations in the severity of the manifestations of a similar developmental abnormality in the anterior chamber angle.

The text is written clearly, presenting the authors' opinions of the most desirable treatment and surgical procedure for each type of glaucoma, and for those patients with both glaucoma and cataract. The consensus of opinion in the literature is given with 142 references. The color photographs of gonioscopy and actual surgical procedures are good, and the

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