Fewer complications and improved IOP control make this a viable option for many.
Readers share their thoughts on recent articles and columns.
Depending on the presentation, this diagnosis may be cause for urgent concern.
A patient with ocular hypertension presents unusual findings on OCT.
Are exciting new glaucoma therapies coming soon to a pharmacy near you?
A patient presents with history of headache and decreased vision OS for two weeks.
Monitoring patients is key to providing appropriate treatment.
Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.
Two noncompliant glaucoma patients on the same day; how do you approach the situations?
Minimize the risk of blebitis progressing to bleb-related endophthalmitis after glaucoma filtering surgery.
A patient underwent glaucoma surgery, and follow up revealed a problem.
Improve your glaucoma diagnostic abilities by looking beyond the OCT.
How will surgery impact how optometrists monitor and treat?
Treat the patient, not the pressure, glaucoma experts remind practitioners.
How to recognize and manage this potentially devastating condition.
Focusing on patient quality of life is key to disease management.
Whether you agree or disagree with the claims, make sure you know the science.
Optometry may be on the brink of discovering new treatments for chronic angle closure glaucoma.
EDI-OCT technology brings this structure into focus.
Here is a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.
An acquaintance asks your opinion on a patient you’ve never seen.
You can still keep up on the latest up-and-coming drugs.
When a patient gets an allergic reaction to glaucoma drops, it’s time to BAK off.
Help patient's understand what comes after the discovery of a pituitary tumor.
Tonometry tips to help you develop a trusty technique.
Researchers link visual field results and risk of falls in glaucoma patients.
Technology revolutionizes patient care—but it can also be harmful.
These recommendations can help you obtain better perimetry results.
What do you address first, eye pain, elevated IOP, cataracts, vein occlusion?
Continuing education and award ceremonies kept conference-goers busy.
Which comes first: peripheral iridotomy or cataract extraction?
A new generic gives glaucoma patients a cheaper option.
Two new glaucoma suspects presented with similar findings. Why wait to medicate?
Research links the disease to several neurodegenerative conditions.
A new study suggests education is the only communication factor that improves adherence.
Neuro-ophthalmic disorders can be intimidating—but you can diagnose and manage many of them. Here’s a simple guide for these serious presentations.
A new study suggests that chronic hypertension does not protect against elevated IOP.
It waxes, wanes and often spikes, creating patterns that currently go undetected. Can 24-hour monitoring devices reveal its secrets?
‘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.
Today, a multitude of diagnostic technologies can support glaucomatous, corneal and posterior segment findings detected via optical coherence tomography.
We've heard about these presentations, but have yet to actually see them.
Optometrists are increasingly involved in recommending—and even performing—PIs. Here, an Oklahoma OD walks us through the procedure.
This patient returned after uncomplicated cataract surgery with an unexpected "correction" to his glaucoma. How did this happen?
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Here, we review diagnostic strategies for a wide variety of optic nerve irregularities that may be observed in clinical practice.
Patients could measure their own IOP using a smartphone app.
Researchers have found acute angle-closure glaucoma is an inflammatory disease.
How do you respond to the glaucoma patient’s question: ‘Can you see Alzheimer’s in my eyes?’
Patients with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma often require a more thorough diagnostic work-up and earlier intervention than those with POAG. So how do these conditions differ, and why?
This uveitis patient is also a steroid responder. Which problem do you tackle first?
Is there a role for iridotomy when managing patients with pigmentary glaucoma?
As the aging population doubles and minority groups skyrocket, we face increased challenges in tailoring our glaucoma care to each patient.
Our success in managing glaucoma hinges on our ability to recognize—and make sense of—both structural and functional changes.
Patient presents for a glaucoma consult with mixed findings. Does her macula give us a hint?
Managing a steroid responder is rather straightforward.
24-Hour IOP monitoring: A reality?
This patient’s IOP is slowly on the rise, despite topical medication.
Glaucoma experts shared and absorbed new insights in research and patient care.
MIGS procedures can safely and effectively reduce IOP in patients.
Rho-kinase inhibitors offer a new path to lower IOP.
Unique challenges and unanswered questions raised by this apparent anomaly.
A 72-year-old suspect apparently converts to glaucoma—at least according to certain tests. So, do you begin treatment now?
From corneal transplant outcomes to the eagerly-awaited results of AREDS2.
Fresh data on new structural metrics, visual fields, blood flow and the latest glaucoma drug.
Same patient, same nerve. Different objective test results? Certainly!
Were there telltale risk factors that may have resulted in earlier treatment for this patient?
Understanding visual fields is not black and white—not even shades of gray.
You don’t want to deny your patients, but you also don’t want to hand out samples like candy.
Is there a link between pseudotumor cerebri and a family history of glaucoma?
A 63-year-old glaucoma suspect presents with a disc hemorrhage.