Shared Care Glaucoma provides concise, clear and user-friendly information for the non-ophthalmologist caring for glaucoma patients. It would also be an ideal text for ophthalmic trainees learning about glaucoma management and for generalist ophthalmologists who want to refresh their approach to their glaucoma care. The book covers the aetiology, classification, diagnosis and management of glaucoma under the four key sections: About Glaucoma, Detecting Progression, Treating Glaucoma and Specific Glaucoma Entities, enabling the reader to comfortably manage glaucoma patients and offering guidance on when they should refer, and to whom. Frequently asked questions are anticipated and logical responses given, supported by evidence from recent literature. That there are often no clear right and wrong decisions within many individual's glaucoma management plan is well recognised and conveyed.
Amar Alwitry is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Glaucoma care at the Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He was previously the Career Advisor for Ophthalmology to the British Medical Journal, is ex-Vice-Chairman of the Ophthalmic Trainees Group and had a seat on the Training Committee at The Royal College of Ophthalmologists