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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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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Has an Inflammatory Mechanism  8/15/2014

Researchers have found acute angle-closure glaucoma is an inflammatory disease.
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What to Say About Alzheimer's  8/15/2014

How do you respond to the glaucoma patient’s question: ‘Can you see Alzheimer’s in my eyes?’
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Tailor Your Approach to PXG Management  7/15/2014

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? 
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Steroid Adds to the Pressure  7/15/2014

This uveitis patient is also a steroid responder. Which problem do you tackle first? 
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A Hole-in-One?  7/15/2014

Is there a role for iridotomy when managing patients with pigmentary glaucoma?
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The Changing and Challenging Epidemiology of Glaucoma  7/15/2014

As the aging population doubles and minority groups skyrocket, we face increased challenges in tailoring our glaucoma care to each patient.
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Plotting the Path of Progression  7/15/2014

Our success in managing glaucoma hinges on our ability to recognize—and make sense of—both structural and functional changes.
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Optometric Glaucoma Society Newsletter strives to promote excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma through professional education and scientific investigation. Its objectives are to promote the education of health care professionals, to promote glaucoma research, to make this information accessible to health care professionals and the public, and to establish collaboration with other professional organizations.

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