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Glaucoma

Peripapillary RNFL Gives Clues to Glaucoma Severity

The superotemporal region showed pathologic changes in the most acute cases while the inferotemporal was best at identifying early disease.
July 30, 2020

Microperimetry Aids LTG Monitoring

Its results were strongly correlated with standard HFA retinal sensitivity data.
July 29, 2020

Albuminuria May Predict Glaucoma

Those with high levels were eight times more likely to have POAG.
July 29, 2020

AI Helps Triage Glaucoma Patients During COVID-19

A new algorithm balances disease severity, progression and viral risk.
July 28, 2020

Public Speaking Increases IOP in Healthy Patients

Researchers explore psychophysiological effects that may act as a risk factor for glaucoma development.
July 27, 2020

Morphological Factor Linked to Faster NTG Conversion

Elderly patients who displayed temporal raphe sign positivity on baseline thickness mapping were at higher risk.
July 27, 2020

Cannabis Retailers Tout Effects for Glaucoma

Be aware of this public perception—at odds with that of specialists— when educating patients.
July 24, 2020

Systemic Beta Blockers Don't Affect Topical Therapy

Ocular treatment with this class of drug isn’t a concern for patients already on systemic therapy.
July 22, 2020

RNFL Thins with Microvasculature Dropout

This finding was prevalent in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma and disc hemorrhage.
July 21, 2020

Vision-Related Tasks Get Harder As Glaucoma Progresses

Contrast sensitivity testing is particularly useful for evaluating disease impact.
July 21, 2020