The Pocket Guide to Glaucoma, Pocket Guides

Joseph F Panarelli, MD; Davinder Grover, MD MPH; Arsham Sheybani, MD
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Book Description

The Pocket Guide to Glaucoma provides essential information on glaucoma for medical students, residents, fellows, and general ophthalmologists.

Drs. Joseph F. Panarelli, Davinder Grover, Arsham Sheybani, and colleagues have designed this book as the ultimate quick-read manual on glaucoma, using a conversational tone that allows readers to retain information in the most effective manner. Medical students, residents, and fellows can use this accessible, high-yield handbook during their rotations to familiarize themselves with the essentials on glaucoma, while general ophthalmologists will be glad to have it as a quick reference guide to current best practices. 

Each chapter in The Pocket Guide to Glaucoma is arranged in short, easy-to-read sections and is accompanied by numerous color photographs to aid in recognition and retention.

Among the topics covered:
•    Optic nerve head imaging  
•    Laser procedures for glaucoma
•    Medical therapy for glaucoma 
•    Microinvasive glaucoma surgery
•    Traditional glaucoma surgery: pearls and pitfalls
•    Landmark glaucoma trials

Eye care providers at all skill levels will benefit from the high-yield, quick-access information contained in The Pocket Guide to Glaucoma, whether they are preparing for their first surgeries or are longtime physicians.

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About the Editor
About the Associate Editors
Contributing Authors

Chapter 1: Glaucoma: Classification and Appropriate Terminology
Wen-Shin Lee, MD and Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD
Open-Angle Glaucoma
Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Pediatric Glaucoma

Chapter 2: What Is Glaucoma and Who Is At Risk for It?
Kateki Vinod, MD
Anatomy and Pathophysiology
Risk Factors

Chapter 3: Measuring Intraocular Pressure
Lilian Nguyen, MD; John T. Lind, MD, MS; and Sara J. Coulon, MD
Dynamic Contour Tonometry
Rebound Tonometry
Indentation Tonometry
Noncontact or Air-Puff Tonometry
Ocular Response Analyzer
Digital Tonometry
Transpalpebral Tonometry
Factors That Affect Intraocular Pressure Measurements
The Future of Measuring Intraocular Pressure

Chapter 4: Anterior Segment Imaging: What Should You Use and When?
Janice Kim, MD; Kitiya Ratanawongphaibul, MD; and Teresa C. Chen, MD
Ultrasound Biomicroscopy
Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

Chapter 5: Optic Nerve Head Imaging in Glaucoma
Ravneet S. Rai, MD; Gadi Wollstein, MD; and Joel S. Schuman, MD
Structural Changes in Glaucoma
Optic Nerve Head Imaging Modalities
New Frontiers in Imaging

Chapter 6: Visual Fields: What I Need to Know
Ahmad A. Aref, MD, MBA and Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH
Role of Perimetry in Glaucoma Management
Kinetic Versus Automated Static Perimetry
Automated Visual Field Testing Protocols
Interpreting the Swedish Interactive Testing Algorithm Standard 24-2, Size III Single Field Analysis Printout
Severity Staging
Assessing Progression
Pitfalls and Artifacts

Chapter 7: Laser Procedures for Glaucoma
J. Minjy Kang, MD and Paul A. Sidoti, MD
Laser Basics
Common Glaucoma Laser Procedures

Chapter 8: Medical Management of Glaucoma
Sara J. Coulon, MD and Murray Fingeret, OD
Medication Classes
Beginning Treatment
The Monocular Trial: Where Has It Gone?
Follow-Up Visits
When to Advance Treatment

Chapter 9: Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery: Trabecular Bypass/Ablation Procedures
Iqbal “Ike” K. Ahmed, MD and Anna T. Do, MD
Schlemm’s Canal–Based Microstents
Trabecular Ablative Procedures

Chapter 10: Canal-Based Glaucoma Surgery
Jonathan B. Lin, MD, PhD and Arsham Sheybani, MD
Ab Interno Canaloplasty
Gonioscopy-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy
OMNI Glaucoma Treatment System

Chapter 11: Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery: Suprachoroidal Drainage Devices
Jing Wang, MD
CyPass Micro-Stent
iStent Suprachoroidal Drainage System (iStent Supra)

Chapter 12: Subconjunctival/Sub-Tenon’s Implants
Eunmee Yook, MD and Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH
Xen Gel Stent
PreserFlo MicroShunt

Chapter 13: Trabeculectomy: Pearls and Pitfalls
Jonathan S. Myers, MD and Natasha Nayak Kolomeyer, MD
Injection of Mitomycin C (Mitomycin Option #1)
Scleral Flap Construction
Insertion and Removal of Mitomycin C–Soaked Pledgets (Mitomycin Option #2)
Scleral Flap Resistance
Conjunctival Closure
Postoperative Management of Trabeculectomy
Trabeculectomy-Related Papers to Familiarize Yourself With

Chapter 14: Glaucoma Drainage Devices
Sonal Dangda, MS (Ophthal) and Steven J. Gedde, MD
Mechanism of Action
Types of Glaucoma Drainage Devices
Surgical Procedure
Glaucoma Drainage Device Outcomes

Chapter 15: Childhood Glaucoma: Update on Surgical Management
R. Allan Sharpe, MD and Lauren S. Blieden, MD
Examination Under Anesthesia
Surgical Approaches
Cyclodestructive Procedures

Chapter 16: Landmark Glaucoma Trials
Rachel Lee, MD, MPH and Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH
Ocular Hypertension Study (2002)
Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial (1999)
Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study (1994)
Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (1999)
Collaborative Normal-Tension Glaucoma Study (1998)
Glaucoma Laser Trial (1990)
European Glaucoma Prevention Study (2002)

Chapter 17: Update on Glaucoma Surgical Trials
Eileen C. Bowden, MD and Ruth D. Williams, MD
Data Analysis of the Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study and the Ahmed Versus Baerveldt Study
Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study: Five Years of Follow-Up
Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study: One Year of Follow-Up
Ab Interno Gelatin Stent in Refractory Glaucoma

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About the Editors

Joseph F. Panarelli, MD is an associate professor of ophthalmology at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine who specializes in the treatment of adult and pediatric glaucoma. Dr. Panarelli is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and he is a member of the American Glaucoma Society as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business in 2003 and his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2007, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during his junior year. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he served as chief resident during his final year of training. He was awarded the William and Judith Turner Award for excellence in ophthalmologic training. Following a year of fellowship training in glaucoma at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, he joined the faculty at Bascom Palmer for an additional year prior to returning to New York Eye and Ear Infirmary as a member of the full-time faculty. For 5 years there, he was active in resident education, serving as the associate residency program director as well as glaucoma fellowship director. Dr. Panarelli recently transitioned to New York University, where he serves as the chief in the Division of Glaucoma Services and director of the Glaucoma Fellowship. Dr. Panarelli is the recipient of several awards, including the Mentoring for Advancement of Physician-Scientist Award from the American Glaucoma Society, and he was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor from 2017 to 2020. He has published extensively in his field and is a principal investigator for numerous studies pertaining to the surgical management of glaucoma.

Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH is an attending surgeon and clinician at Glaucoma Associates of Texas based in Dallas. His interests include innovative glaucoma surgeries, complex glaucoma, cataract and anterior segment surgeries, as well as clinical research outcomes in medical and surgical glaucoma. He has helped develop several innovative surgical techniques and has designed several novel surgical instruments. Dr. Grover also serves on the Board of Directors for the Cure Glaucoma Foundation, a charitable organization with a mission to improve access to quality care, fund transformational research, and disseminate knowledge through global outreach efforts.

He is the director of research at Glaucoma Associates of Texas. He has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and more than 10 book chapters and has lectured around the world on glaucoma and innovative glaucoma surgeries.

Dr. Grover received his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and completed his glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Grover also received a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Arsham Sheybani, MD completed his medical degree with honors (AOA) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He then completed his residency in ophthalmology at Washington University in St. Louis and was selected to remain on faculty as chief resident. During that year, Dr. Sheybani was responsible for ophthalmologic trauma and emergencies as well as all adult inpatient ophthalmology consultations at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He was the primary surgical teacher for the beginning residents and implemented a didactic system that is still used at Washington University. He then completed a fellowship with Iqbal “Ike” K. Ahmed in glaucoma and advanced anterior segment surgery in Toronto, Canada. He subsequently returned to Washington University School of Medicine as faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, where he serves as residency program director. He has presented research internationally and is currently involved in device design aiming to make glaucoma surgery safer, among many other endeavors. He is an avid surgical teacher, winning the resident-selected faculty teaching award early in his career. He has also helped create one of the highest volume surgical glaucoma fellowships in the country, serving as the fellowship director.