- Explains current surgical treatment methods for peripheral retinal degenerations in concise detail
- Contains over 70 clinical cases with a vast array of OCT scans and colour images
- Provides clear guidance on the interpretation of SD-OCT for the diagnosis of peripheral retinal degenerations
This book provides an illustrated guide to peripheral retinal degenerations and the role of spectral domain coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in diagnosis and treatment. The book discusses 73 clinical cases and gives detailed information on the principles of SD-OCT and its application in the imaging of peripheral retina.
Peripheral Retinal Degenerations: Optical Coherence Tomography and Retinal Laser Coagulation, 2nd edition, discusses a broad range of retinal pathologies such as chorioretinal degenerations, posterior vitreous detachment, vitreoretinal adhesions and tractions and includes a plethora of high-quality clinical images throughout. Ophthalmologists and retinal specialists will find this updated edition to be the perfect didactic resource for furthering skills and knowledge in this clinical area.
Venera A. Shaimova, MD, Dr. Sc. Med, is a Retina Specialist and Laser Surgery Expert with over 30 years of experience in ophthalmology. She is the author of 3 scientific research works (Ph.D. thesis, Dr. Sc. thesis, Peripheral Retina OCT Study Report) and 87 publicationsincluding 1 atlas and 4 patents. Dr. Shaimova and her colleagues at Centre ZRENIYA were the first in Russia to obtain high-quality OCT images of the peripheral retina and are currently engaged in an in-depth study of peripheral retinal degenerations.
Dr. Shaimova is a Senior Researcher at Chelyabinsk State Laser Surgery Institute and Chief Physician at Centre ZRENIYA Medical Clinic, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation. She is also a member of EURETINA (the European Society of Retina Specialists), Russian Glaucoma Society, and Russian Society of Ophthalmologists.