By Malik Kahook, Joel S. Schuman MD
Edited through Drs. Malik Y. Kahook and Joel S. Schuman and with contributions from David L. Epstein and over 50 participants, Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, 5th variation brings jointly the event of world-class glaucoma specialists who belong to a protracted line of surgeons educated through the use of the lessons of the unique authors of this vintage work.
Meticulous updating from the former variation keeps the well-established old teachings of Drs. Paul A. Chandler and W. Morton Grant and defines this new Fifth variation as the main proper and valuable reference with regards to glaucoma.
Exploring topic components from the mechanisms at the back of medical remark to the main points on treating the person sufferer within the place of work, Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma, 5th version brings jointly the adventure of world-class glaucoma specialists knowledgeable from the unique teachings of this book.
New themes and lines within the 5th Edition:
• Advances in imaging of the optic nerve and retina
• Updates on scientific treatment of glaucoma
• New techniques for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery
• Over four hundred pictures and tables
Chandler and Grant’s Glaucoma has been a useful reference for the scientific and surgical administration of glaucoma for generations of ophthalmologists. This up-to-date Fifth variation builds at the teachings of past variants, whereas increasing on new wisdom, making the Fifth variation as proper within the twenty first century as whilst the 1st lectures have been offered by way of Drs. Chandler and Grant.
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Next posteriorly, the laminar region is adjacent to the sclera, where the axons pass out of the eye through the lamina cribrosa. 23,26,31,32 The lamina cribrosa is composed of a series of fenestrated sheets of connective tissue and provides the main support for the optic nerve as it exits the eye and penetrates the scleral coat. 33 The connective tissue beams of the lamina cribrosa extend from this surrounding connective tissue border and are arranged in a series of parallel stacked plates. The beams of connective tissue are composed primarily of collagen and other extracellular matrix components, including elastin, laminin, and fibronectin.
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