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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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Test the Macula for Glaucoma  2/18/2014

Patient presents for a glaucoma consult with mixed findings. Does her macula give us a hint?
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How to Tame a Steroid Response  12/15/2013

Managing a steroid responder is rather straightforward.
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Under Pressure  12/15/2013

24-Hour IOP monitoring: A reality?
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If IOP is Up, Take Another Look  8/15/2013

This patient’s IOP is slowly on the rise, despite topical medication.

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Recap of World Glaucoma Congress  8/11/2013

Glaucoma experts shared and absorbed new insights in research and patient care.
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A Close-Up Look at Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery  7/15/2013

MIGS procedures can safely and effectively reduce IOP in patients.
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Future Glaucoma Drugs Target Trabecular Outflow  7/15/2013

Rho-kinase inhibitors offer a new path to lower IOP.
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Is Normal Tension Glaucoma a Clinically Distinct Entity?  7/15/2013

Unique challenges and unanswered questions raised by this apparent anomaly.
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TMI? No Such Thing!  6/15/2013

A 72-year-old suspect apparently converts to glaucoma—at least according to certain tests. So, do you begin treatment now?

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14th Annual Report from ARVO  5/15/2013

From corneal transplant outcomes to the eagerly-awaited results of AREDS2.
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ARVO: Glaucoma  5/15/2013

Fresh data on new structural metrics, visual fields, blood flow and the latest glaucoma drug.

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Imag(in)e That!  4/15/2013

Same patient, same nerve. Different objective test results? Certainly!

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A New Hint for Glaucoma Risk?  2/15/2013

Were there telltale risk factors that may have resulted in earlier treatment for this patient?
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Sharpen Your Visual Field Interpretation Skills  2/15/2013

Understanding visual fields is not black and white—not even shades of gray. 
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'Can You Spare a Sample, Doc?'  1/15/2013

You don’t want to deny your patients, but you also don’t want to hand out samples like candy.
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Can High Pressure Be Helpful?  12/17/2012

Is there a link between pseudotumor cerebri and a family history of glaucoma?

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Does She—Or Doesn’t She?  10/15/2012

A 63-year-old glaucoma suspect presents with a disc hemorrhage.

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New Thoughts on the Newly Diagnosed Glaucoma Patient  7/15/2012

Should we offer laser trabeculoplasty instead of a prostaglandin?

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Over-the-Hill and Overtreated  6/15/2012

Despite relatively normal findings, our 70-year-old patient was on multiple glaucoma medications.

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Add Color to Your Diet  5/15/2012

Xanthophylls may not only protect the retina, but also enhance its function.

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ARVO: Glaucoma  5/15/2012

New insights on topical therapy, prevention, structure, function and diagnostic  technologies.
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Comanaging Canaloplasty  4/16/2012

What every O.D. needs to know about this increasingly popular procedure.
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Patient Has a Bad Latitude  4/16/2012

A longstanding patient with PXG in one eye wonders how she ‘got’ it.

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Dermatitis Prompts IOP Drops?  12/15/2011

An ocular hypertensive patient who is being treated for a dermatologic issue is a
steroid responder.

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Optometric Retina Society Newsletter aims to provide clinical updates in retinal disease for primary care optometrists. As part of this mission, the ORS organizes both annual meetings and a quarterly e-newsletter, through which the latest research and clinical findings are presented to attendees and readers.

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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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Optometric Physician Newsletter is a weekly e-journal edited by Art Epstein, O.D. It began in 2001 and discusses current optometric issues, research and industry news.

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