Glaucoma

Which Glaucoma Therapies Reduce Endothelial Cell Density?

Study finds procedures that don’t require implantation of a device typically have little effect, while those that do tend to have greater impact.
04/12/2021

Pupil Tracking Spots Early Glaucoma

A computerized eye-tracker measuring steady-state pupil oscillations distinguished glaucomatous eyes from healthy controls.
04/09/2021

Glaucoma May Impair Facial Recognition

Study using OCT shows field loss may not be the only visual deficit resulting from this condition.
04/07/2021

How Glaucoma Impacts Driving and Mental Health

Review pinpoints how deterioration of visual acuity and function affects quality of life across multiple domains.
04/06/2021

Melatonin May Benefit Advanced POAG Patients

This natural sleep aid can help regulate circadian rhythms and promote retinal health, two key factors in glaucoma.
04/01/2021

CDC Aims to Break Down Telemed Barriers in Glaucoma

Three universities get funding for a five-year investigation into the logistics and clinical value of remote screenings.
03/26/2021

Economic Burden Worsens for Glaucoma Patients

Studies found additional IOP-lowering drops led to higher costs with only short-term benefits and observed a spike in brand name med prices.
03/24/2021

Glaucoma Patients at Lower Risk for Neurodegenerative Disease

While late-onset OAG shares similar characteristics with dementia and Alzheimer’s, researchers believe there are different pathogenic mechanisms at work.
03/23/2021

10-2 VF Test Better Predictor of Central Visual Function

This option provides a more comprehensive description of defects over the 24-2C.
03/22/2021

OCT-A Parameters Supplement Glaucoma Diagnosis

This modality may provide complementary information when structural OCT parameters reach the “floor” of their dynamic range, study finds.
03/18/2021

Upcoming Events

March 19-20, 2021 and June 11-12, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring & Summer Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 11 and 18, 2021

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, & Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am–12:15pm EST (4/11)
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April 20, 2021

Insane in the Membrane - Practical Applications of Amniotic Membranes
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Osama Said, OD
8:00pm EST
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