Curbside consultation in glaucoma : 49 clinical questions
|目次||How frequently does blindness develop among patients with primary open-angle glaucoma? With ocular hypertension
Does reducing intraocular pressure really prevent development and progression of glaucoma
What are the most frequent causes of glaucoma-related medical malpractice suits? What can I do to minimize my risk?
How should I clinically examine the optic nerve
What imaging device should I use in my practice
Is there still a role for stereo disc photography in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma
What visual field tests should I use in my glaucoma suspects? In my patients with manifest glaucoma?
What is the best method for detecting glaucoma development? Glaucomatous progression?
What are the implications of disc hemorrhages in glaucoma patients or suspects? How should I follow patients with anomalous optic discs, such as those with optic nerve drusen, tilted discs, myopic discs, and discs with pits?
How is 24-hour intraocular pressure assessed? Is it important in glaucoma management or risk assessment?
Should I measure central corneal thickness in all glaucoma patients? All glaucoma suspects? How frequently should I perform follow-up examinations, gonioscopy, visual field testing, and optic nerve evaluation in glaucoma patients?
In which patients with glaucoma should I perform neuroimaging, cardiovascular evaluation, and/or laboratory testing? When should I suspect nonpupillary block secondary angle-closure? What are the causes? What systemic diseases can be associated with glaucoma?
Which patients with ocular hypertension should I treat?
How should I set a target intraocular pressure?
How should I begin treatment for a newly diagnosed primary open-angle glaucoma patient?
Are there special issues of which I should be aware regarding pigment dispersion syndrome or pigmentary glaucoma?
Does exfoliation syndrome increase the risk of developing glaucoma? Are patients with exfoliation glaucoma more likely to progress? What other issues do these patients have?
How frequent is corticosteroid-induced glaucoma? How should I manage it?
What methods are available to break an acute attack of angle-closure glaucoma?
How should I manage neovascular glaucoma?
How should I treat elevated intraocular pressure (with or without glaucoma damage) associated with uveitis?
What treatment options are available for a blind, painful eye?
Is a unilateral trial useful when starting treatment with a glaucoma medication?
Which glaucoma medications should be used as initial therapy?
What is a maximum medical therapy in glaucoma management?
Which glaucoma medications can be safely used during pregnancy? In childhood?
Is there still a role for miotics in some patients? Oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors?
How should I treat the glaucoma patient with topical drug allergies?
How can I improve patient adherence?
When should I perform laser trabeculoplasty in my patients with open-angle glaucoma?
When should I perform a prophylactic laser iridotomy?
When is laser iridotomy used?
When is incisional glaucoma surgery indicated?
What can I do to reduce the risks of complications and failure after trabeculectomy?
What can I do after trabeculectomy to improve its success rate?
How do I manage chronic hypotony maculopathy? How soon should I intervene? - What are causes of anterior chamber shallowing after trabeculectomy?
How should I manage a late-onset bleb leak?
What factors increase the risk of bleb-related infection? How should I treat blebitis and bleb-related endophthalmitis if it develops?
In which patients with glaucoma and cataracts should I perform a combined procedure? Cataract surgery alone? Trabeculectomy first?
What are the indications for placement of an aqueous shunt?
What is the best surgical approach for managing uncontrolled glaucoma in a patient who had previous cataract extraction or failed filtering surgery?
Is there a role for nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery?
What other new surgical techniques are available for glaucoma?
In which glaucoma patients should I consider cyclodestruction?続きを見る
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