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Glaucoma

Laser Trabeculoplasty Reduces Postop Meds

The procedure reduced the number of medications in 76.3% of non-responders.
October 29, 2020

Cataract Surgery May Reduce Risk of Angle-closure

For Chinese patients aged 70 and older, rates decreased remarkably as cataract surgery rates increased.
October 22, 2020

Smartphones Prove Useful for Glaucoma Screening

Consumer-grade cameras are capable of measuring cup-to-disc ratio of the optic nerve.
October 21, 2020

Sleep Apnea May Increase Exfoliation Risk

Subjects with both OSA and hypertension have more than twice the risk of XFS.
October 21, 2020

Strabismus Tied to POAG

Korean patients with esodeviation are more than seven times more likely to develop glaucoma.
October 21, 2020

Reduced Epithelial Thickness Found in Glaucoma

Patients experience increased irregularity commonly observed in dry eye patients.
October 19, 2020

Macular GCIPL Offers Clues to Glaucoma Progression

This benchmark was also reliable in POAG patients with high myopia.
October 15, 2020

XFS May Cause Microvascular Damage First

Study found these patients had significant macular changes before major structural issues.
October 8, 2020

HbA1c Levels Not A Factor in Glaucoma

Study found no significant association between diabetes control and rates of visual field or RNFL loss over time.
October 7, 2020

Trabeculectomy a Long-term Option for Glaucoma

Severe vision loss due to the condition occurred in just 9% of patients at end of life.
October 7, 2020