Home Tonometry Catches Post-op Changes

It can detect IOP spikes and tube openings in kids with Baerveldt implants.

Non-disease Factors Influence Corneal Hysteresis

The measurement can be helpful in glaucoma management, but requires nuance.

Glaucoma Medications: When Good Drugs Do Bad Things

IOP-lowering agents, like all other medicines, have the potential to produce both clinical benefits and harmful effects.

The Ins and Outs of Pressure Gradients

Get a better understanding of the complex forces at work inside the eye.

Is it Glaucoma, a Comorbidity or Both?

To care for patients with this sight-stealing disease, be aware of additional ocular or systemic issues.

Glaucoma on the Surface

Comorbidities are inevitable, and we need to consciously look for them in every glaucoma patient.

Smart Lenses Can Read IOP

An investigation shows the potential of contacts with embedded monitoring sensors.

Uveitic Glaucoma Progresses Faster Than POAG

Study reported visual field loss was much higher in patients with both conditions.

Pre-op Drop Lowers IOP Spikes Post Anti-VEGF

Topical prophylaxis with an alpha adrenergic agonist may be effective in both glaucomatous and non-glaucomatous eyes.

IOP-lowering Drug Use Remains Stable in US

Other procedures to treat glaucoma may keep meds at bay.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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