The Glaucoma Guidebook

Expert Advice on Maintaining Healthy Vision

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421445816

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Constance Okeke
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HARDBACK
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144

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Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE, is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and the lead glaucoma specialist at CVP Physicians / Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, VA. She is the author of The Building Blocks of Trabectome Surgery: Patient Selection.
Foreword Preface Contributing Editors Introduction Chapter 1. Understanding Glaucoma What Does Glaucoma Look Like? Part 1 What Is Glaucoma? What Does Glaucoma Look Like? Part 2 What Are the Types of Glaucoma? How is Glaucoma Diagnosed? How is Glaucoma Treated? Who is at Risk for Glaucoma? Recommendations for Eye Exams What Is the Impact of Glaucoma? Chapter 2. 12 Expert Tips to Prevent Blindness Tip 1. Don't Ignore the Signs Tip 2. Do the "Cover Your Eyes So You Can See" Test Tip 3. Accept the Disease, Don't Accept Defeat Tip 4. Conquer Your Fears: Don't Despair, Have Hope. Tip 5. Take Glaucoma Seriously Tip 6. Partnering with Your Doctor Tip 7. Know What Is Expected Tip 8. Keep Your Medical Records Tip 9. Talk to Your Family Tip 10. Be Honest with Yourself Tip 11. Know the Risks Associated with Glaucoma and Cataracts Tip 12. Manage Your Glaucoma & Dry Eyes Chapter 3. Keeping it Real. Real Patients. Real Advice. Conclusion Acknowledgments Resources Guide to Putting in Eye Drops Correctly Caregiver's Guide Additional Resources for Caregivers Guide to Finding a Glaucoma Specialist Additional Resources for Glaucoma Patients References Philanthropy IndexConstance Okeke, MD, MSCE

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