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November 1990

Glaucoma: A Colour Manual of Diagnosis and Treatment

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Boston, Mass

Arch Ophthalmol. 1990;108(11):1535. doi:10.1001/archopht.1990.01070130037019

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The first edition of Glaucoma by Kanski and McAllister is an excellent introduction to the broad field of glaucoma. It includes excellent color illustrations and representative photographs of the clinical conditions that make up this specialty. The salient features of each condition are clearly indicated, making this book a valuable asset to both the beginning student of glaucoma and the seasoned clinician wishing to maintain familiarity with the state of the art.

"... a valuable asset to both the beginning student of glaucoma and the seasoned clinician..."

The chapters on surgical technique are also well illustrated and succinctly written. The discussion of complications associated with some of the more recent innovations in glaucoma surgery are somewhat cursory, perhaps reflecting the generally limited experience and follow-up of the field with these techniques. The references are complete and up to date, emphasizing practical and landmark publications, which, in turn, provide an introduction to

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