Surgical Management of Childhood Glaucoma

Clinical Considerations and Techniques

  • Alana L. Grajewski
  • Elena Bitrian
  • Maria Papadopoulos
  • Sharon F. Freedman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Maria Papadopoulos, Alana L. Grajewski, Elena Bitrian, Sharon F. Freedman
    Pages 1-8
  3. Jacqueline L. Tutiven, Dorothea Kadarian-Baumgard, Alecia L. S. Stein
    Pages 9-35
  4. Mahmoud A. Fayed, Teresa C. Chen, Oscar Albis-Donado, Elena Bitrian
    Pages 37-47
  5. David S. Walton, Elizabeth Hodapp
    Pages 49-55
  6. Beth Edmunds, Allen D. Beck, Esther Hoffmann, Franz Grehn
    Pages 57-78
  7. Maria Papadopoulos, Peng Tee Khaw
    Pages 79-98
  8. James D. Brandt, Naama Hammel, Cecilia Fenerty, Tanya Karaconji
    Pages 99-127
  9. Ta Chen Peter Chang, Karen M. Joos
    Pages 129-135
  10. Elena Bitrian, Alana L. Grajewski
    Pages 137-146
  11. Alexander Foster, Anne Ko, Michael R. Banitt
    Pages 147-157
  12. Anil K. Mandal, Sirisha Senthil
    Pages 159-171
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 187-192

About this book


This comprehensive guide thoroughly covers the characteristics and presentations of childhood glaucoma, as well as all surgical options for treatment. Surgical Management of Childhood Glaucoma: Clinical Considerations and Techniques addresses a variety of surgical methods, ranging from angle surgery with recent modifications to cyclodestruction, reviewing each option’s particular set of advantages and disadvantages, and features illustrations and instructional videos of these techniques. Later chapters consider best-practices to providing surgery in developing countries, surgical considerations for patients with corneal opacities and cataracts, and the impact of glaucoma upon quality of life of pediatric patients. Written by leaders in the field of ophthalmology, this book offers readers an exceptional resource on the evaluation and surgical management of childhood glaucoma.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alana L. Grajewski
    • 1
  • Elena Bitrian
    • 2
  • Maria Papadopoulos
    • 3
  • Sharon F. Freedman
    • 4
  1. 1.Samuel & Ethel Balkan International Pediatric Glaucoma CenterBascom Palmer Eye Institute University of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Glaucoma Service Moorfields Eye HospitalLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of OphthalmologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-54002-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-54003-0
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