Gass' Atlas of Macular Diseases: 2-Volume Set - Expert Consult: Online and Print

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Dec 23, 2011 - Medical - 1378 pages

The Fifth Edition of Gass' Atlas of Macular Diseases, by Dr. Anita Agarwal, provides expert diagnostic guidance on macular disorders and quickly brings you up to date on this evolving specialty. Using a case-based approach, it richly depicts a full range of retina and macular diseases, including new infectious, degenerative, and dystrophic conditions. Take advantage of the latest imaging technologies to identify common and rare disorders, and confirm difficult diagnoses with the aid of more than 5,500 high-quality images. Printed in full color for the first time, this edition is accessible online at

"... appropriate for highly ambitious residents, retina fellows and specialists, and general ophthalmologists who are looking for an excellent reference book with a proud lineage and impeccable reputation." Reviewed by ESCRS EuroTimes (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery), Apr 2015

  • Rely on the same unique, richly illustrated case-descriptive format-encompassing history, clinical examination, and follow-up-that popularized the original book by the late Dr. Donald Gass, the famed ophthalmologist whose clinical expertise set new standards in macular diagnosis.
  • Get expert diagnostic guidance under the new authorship of Dr. Anita Agarwal, a protégé of Dr. Gass who has compiled the ultimate collection of images and hard-to-find case studies from around the world.
  • Visualize the conditions you're likely to see in practice and confirm your diagnoses by comparing your clinical findings to more than 5,500 images and illustrations (over 3,500 in full color).

  • Obtain thorough advice on imaging and recognition of a full range of common and rare macular diseases using the latest approaches including fluorescein angiography, optical coherence tomography (OCT), indocyanine green (ICG), and fundus autofluorescence.

  • Search the complete text online, download the illustrations and view a bonus stereoscopic image gallery at

Gass is your definitive guide to identifying the most common and rare conditions, with unique case presentations from around the world!


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2 Imaging and Electrophysiological Studies
3 Diseases Causing Exudative and Hemorrhagic Detachment of the Choroid Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium
4 Folds of the Choroid and Retina
5 Heredodystrophic Disorders Affecting the Pigment Epithelium and Retina
6 Macular Dysfunction Caused by Retinal Vascular Diseases
7 Macular Dysfunction Caused by Vitreous and Vitreoretinal Interface Abnormalities
8 Traumatic Retinopathy
9 Toxic Diseases Affecting the Pigment Epithelium and Retina
10 Infectious Diseases of the Retina and Choroid
11 Inflammatory Diseases of the Retina
12 Tumors of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium RPE
13 Neoplastic Diseases of the Retina
14 Neoplastic Diseases of the Choroid
15 Optic Nerve Diseases that may Masquerade as Macular Diseases

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