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A Tale of Two Troubles  8/15/2015

Two noncompliant glaucoma patients on the same day; how do you approach the situations?
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Is HELP on the Way?  8/15/2015

Minimize the risk of blebitis progressing to bleb-related endophthalmitis after glaucoma filtering surgery.
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Postoperative Rise in Pressure  8/15/2015

A patient underwent glaucoma surgery, and follow up revealed a problem.
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The Structure-Function Junction  7/28/2015

Improve your glaucoma diagnostic abilities by looking beyond the OCT.
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An OD’s Guide to Glaucoma Surgery  7/15/2015

How will surgery impact how optometrists monitor and treat?
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Beyond the Numbers  7/15/2015

Treat the patient, not the pressure, glaucoma experts remind practitioners.
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Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis: A Not-So-Benign Disease?  7/15/2015

How to recognize and manage this potentially devastating condition. 
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More Than Meds: Treating Glaucoma in the Real World  7/15/2015

Focusing on patient quality of life is key to disease management.
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Omega-3s: What They Can Do for You  7/15/2015

Whether you agree or disagree with the claims, make sure you know the science.
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The EAGLE Has (Not Yet) Landed  7/15/2015

Optometry may be on the brink of discovering new treatments for chronic angle closure glaucoma.
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Imaging the Choroid? There's an App for That  6/15/2015

EDI-OCT technology brings this structure into focus.
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In the News  6/15/2015

Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.
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The Shoemaker’s Plea  6/15/2015

An acquaintance asks your opinion on a patient you’ve never seen. 
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Undercover Ophthalmic Agents  6/15/2015

You can still keep up on the latest up-and-coming drugs.
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Eye Acts Up as IOP Goes Down  5/15/2015

When a patient gets an allergic reaction to glaucoma drops, it’s time to BAK off.
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Give Patients a Recovery Roadmap  5/15/2015

Help patient's understand what comes after the discovery of a pituitary tumor.
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The Do's and Don'ts of Measuring IOP  5/15/2015

Tonometry tips to help you develop a trusty technique.
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Virtual Reality Used to Identify Risk of Falls Due to Glaucoma  5/15/2015

Researchers link visual field results and risk of falls in glaucoma patients.
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Vision Expo East Emphasizes Tech  5/15/2015

Technology revolutionizes patient care—but it can also be harmful.
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10 Tips for Improving Visual Fields  4/15/2015

 These recommendations can help you obtain better perimetry results.
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Get Your Priorities in Order  4/15/2015

What do you address first, eye pain, elevated IOP, cataracts, vein occlusion?
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Highlights of SECO 2015  4/15/2015

Continuing education and award ceremonies kept conference-goers busy.
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Open Season on Closed Angles  4/15/2015

Which comes first: peripheral iridotomy or cataract extraction?
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Generic Glaucoma Drug Boosts Adherence by 25%, Study Says  3/15/2015

A new generic gives glaucoma patients a cheaper option.
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All About That Baseline  2/15/2015

Two new glaucoma suspects presented with similar findings. Why wait to medicate?
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Does Glaucoma Begin in the Brain?  2/15/2015

Research links the disease to several neurodegenerative conditions.


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Show Patients How to Use Glaucoma Drops  2/15/2015

A new study suggests education is the only communication factor that improves adherence.
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An Intro to Neuro  1/15/2015

Neuro-ophthalmic disorders can be intimidating—but you can diagnose and manage many of them. Here’s a simple guide for these serious presentations.  


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High Blood Pressure is Now a Glaucoma Risk  1/15/2015

A new study suggests that chronic hypertension does not protect against elevated IOP. 
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A Day in the Life of IOP  12/15/2014

It waxes, wanes and often spikes, creating patterns that currently go undetected. Can 24-hour monitoring devices reveal its secrets?
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Don’t Know Much ’Bout History  12/15/2014

‘People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them,’ James Baldwin wrote. Our job: To unlock that history as best as we can.
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OCT Testing Receives a ‘Nice Complement’  12/15/2014

Today, a multitude of diagnostic technologies can support glaucomatous, corneal and posterior segment findings detected via optical coherence tomography.

 

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Ocular Urban Legends  11/15/2014

We've heard about these presentations, but have yet to actually see them.
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Narrow Angles, Open Minds  10/15/2014

Optometrists are increasingly involved in recommending—and even performing—PIs. Here, an Oklahoma OD walks us through the procedure.
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Not What the Doctor Ordered  10/15/2014

This patient returned after uncomplicated cataract surgery with an unexpected "correction" to his glaucoma. How did this happen?
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Stem Cells to Reverse AMD Damage  10/15/2014

Stem Cells to Reverse AMD Damage
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A Detailed Look at Optic Nerve Anomalies  9/15/2014

Here, we review diagnostic strategies for a wide variety of optic nerve irregularities that may be observed in clinical practice.
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Tracking IOP With an IOL  9/15/2014

Patients could measure their own IOP using a smartphone app.
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