Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

BOOK REVIEW
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 167-

Shields Textbook of Glaucoma


Anupam Deshpande 
 Consultant, Cataract and Glaucoma, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, India

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Anupam Deshpande
Consultant, Cataract and Glaucoma, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
India




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Deshpande A. Shields Textbook of Glaucoma.Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:167-167


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Full Text

[AUTHOR:1]Authors: R. Rand Allingham, Sayoko E. Moroi

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Price: $195.24

ISBN: 10: 0781795850, ISBN-13: 978-0781795852

Pages: 656

Pub Date: 01-Nov-2010, Sixth edition

"Shields Textbook of Glaucoma" has been one of the most popular books for last 30 years. Dr. Rand Allingham is a dynamic glaucoma specialist with immense knowledge and experience in the field of glaucoma and he continues the legacy of professor Bruce shields.

This Book is a wonderful guide about Glaucoma. It discuss about basics and also Practical tips in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.

The Authors have covered a wide range of topics spanning from molecular genetics and epidemiology to the latest modalities of diagnosis and treatment. This book tells us about the latest multifocal VEP for diagnosis of Glaucoma to use of shunts and valves.

The book has lot of colorful illustrations which makes it attractive, informative and through the internet it is expected to be widely accessible.

This book is an easy read because of its simple language, which should make it popular all over the world. I would recommend it for students, fellows as well as practitioners.