Glaucoma: What Every Patient Should Know

A Guide from Dr. Harry Quigley


How to Use This Book

The Table of Contents below shows the main sections of the book. Click on any title to go to that section. You can always get back to the Table of Contents by clicking on the link at the bottom of each page.

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Table of Contents

Tell me about you
What is Glaucoma?
What are the types of glaucoma?
How did you get glaucoma?
Will you go blind?
Can glaucoma be cured?
What tests are needed to diagnose glaucoma?
How can you help your family avoid glaucoma damage?
Why isn’t glaucoma either there or not there?
Why isn’t glaucoma either there or not there?
Acute angle closure crisis
Low tension glaucoma doesn’t exist and you don’t have a brain tumor
What treatments are the right ones? Drops, scissors, laser
What is the target pressure?
How to succeed at eye drop treatment: It’s all in your hands
Glaucoma eye drops: choices, choices
Laser glaucoma surgery: iris holes and angle treatment
Operations for glaucoma
Can the treatments be worse than the disease?
Are there treatments other than lowering eye pressure?
How should I change my life?
What does low vision treatment have to offer?
Children and glaucoma
Secondary glaucoma
Special section for African-derived persons
Who should care for your glaucoma?
Important Internet Links
Important Glaucoma Terms

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