The News Feed

Glaucoma

Tears May Harbor Evidence of POAG

By evaluating the cytokine profile, doctors may be able to identify glaucoma.
February 21, 2020

Analysis Confirms Merit of First-Line SLT

The laser procedure proved to be a safe and effective method of easing the medication burden.
February 20, 2020

Data Lacking on Effects of BAK-preserved Drops

A systematic review cannot recommend a widespread switch away from the preservative, as it could not identify any clinically relevant differences.
February 19, 2020

Post-SLT Particles Linked to Reduced IOP

As the pressure dropped, more spots were observed.
February 18, 2020

Partial PVD Associated with Thicker RNFL

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.
February 17, 2020

Corneal ‘Speckle’ Can Predict Glaucoma

Using OCT, this structural change glaucoma suspects looked a lot more like confirmed patients than like healthy controls.
February 14, 2020

En Face OCT Influences Treatment Decisions

Doctors were more likely to suggest starting a glaucoma regimen based on one particular imaging technique.
February 13, 2020

Pigmentary Glaucoma May Run in the Family

However, POAG didn’t appear to share any genetic links with this condition.
February 13, 2020

Glaucoma Diagnosis Requires Structural Tests

Functional testing contributes, but can’t pinpoint the disease as well.
February 11, 2020

Adaptive Optics Link Glaucoma and Vascular Phenomena

Researchers identify a potential microvascular risk factor.
February 7, 2020