Helpful Reading for Glaucoma
A Self-Help Guide To Nonvisual Skills by Dan Roberts.
The guide features a self evaluation of personal daily living activities. It also includes lessons in how to achieve daily living activities using senses other than sight through application of low vision devices, technology, software, and assistive procedures. Sharing your results with a trained low vision rehabilitation therapist is highly recommended. It's available for free online, and as a printable PDF.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Glaucoma: The Essential Treatments and Advances That Could Save Your Sight by Gregory K. Harmon, M.D. and Nancy Intrator, Grand Central Publishing, October 2004.
The book describes the most common methods of treatment -- traditional medicinal, and conventional and laser surgery; explores cutting-edge research and offers information on the effects of nutrition, exercise and herbal medicine on glaucoma.
Glaucoma: A Guide for Patients -- An Introduction for Care-Providers: A Quick Reference by Josef Flammer, M.D. and Elisabeth Meier, Hogrefe & Huber Publishing, 3rd edition, October 2006.
This book provides a better understanding of the clinical picture of glaucoma.
Glaucoma: A Patient's Guide to the Disease by Graham E. Trope, University of Toronto Press Inc., 2004.
This book offers information about glaucoma and its treatment, presented in a simple question and answer format; it includes updates on new medical and surgical treatments, and the latest techniques to diagnose and follow glaucoma.
Coping with Vision Loss: Maximizing What You Can See and Do by Bill G. Chapman, Ed.D., Hunter House Inc., March 2001.
This book provides information and guidance on improving life through visual rehabilitation. It includes facts about eyes and vision, the causes and forms of blindness, as well as the new skills the partially-sighted person must learn. Specific approaches and devices are covered in depth.
National Glaucoma Research Publications
Living with Glaucoma
The Essential Facts on Glaucoma
Safety and the Older Driver
Last Review: 04/28/13