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Few areas of ophthalmology are changing as fast as the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Pharmacology of Glaucoma is an update of the 1983 version, which was a summary of a meeting held to celebrate the opening of the Eye Care Centre in British Columbia. On Drance's recent retirement from heading the department there, he believed it fitting to update the information on these topics to reflect the gains in knowledge made in this field over the intervening 9 years. As such, this text is an attempt to summarize the current status of medical treatment research for glaucoma as well as to share some vision of the future and what form the next decade of advances will take. The level of the text is aimed at the basic science researcher and/or astute clinician, and clearly is not intended for those new to glaucoma.
The first few chapters discuss surgical pharmacology,
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