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October 1986

Chandler and Grant's Glaucomas

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Washington, DC

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(10):1445. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050220039016

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This is the third edition of the book that started from the glaucoma lectures of Paul A. Chandler and W. Morton Grant. The first edition, entitled Lectures in Glaucoma, appeared in 1965, and the second edition followed in 1979. In the present edition, much of the rewriting and all of the editing has been performed by David L. Epstein; five collaborators with close ties to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston—Richard J. Simmons, David K. Dueker, B. Thomas Hutchinson, David S. Walton, and A. Robert Bellows—have contributed to the update. The format of the original two editions has been preserved, and there is carryover of some text; however, the new edition is a considerable expansion of the second edition. Virtually every chapter has been supplemented. Two new chapters have been added—one entitled "Laser Methods in Glaucoma" (chapter 4) and the other entitled "Glaucoma After Penetrating Keratoplasty" (chapter 28). Overall,

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