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July 1987

The Clinical Atlas of Glaucoma

Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(7):900. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060070036019

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The accurate diagnosis and management of glaucoma requires astute slit-lamp, gonioscopic, optic nerve, and visual field examinations. Many of the slit-lamp and gonioscopic features of the different types of glaucoma are subtle and difficult for a beginning ophthalmologist to recognize. The Clinical Atlas of Glaucoma by E. Michael Van Buskirk, MD, with its high-quality photographs and cogent descriptions of the clinical features of the glaucomas and their therapies, will help all students of glaucoma improve their diagnostic and management skills. The strength of this excellent textbook lies in the quality of the photographs and schematic drawings.

"The strength... lies in the quality of the photographs and schematic drawings."

The Clinical Atlas of Glaucoma is divided into seven sections: anatomy and clinical examination, the adult glaucomas, the infantile and childhood glaucomas, complications of ocular glaucoma therapy, laser therapy of glaucoma, surgical therapy of glaucoma, and the filtration bleb and its

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