MIGS Less Cost-efficient than Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries, SLT

Based on cost per 1mm Hg IOP reduction at one year, trabeculectomy performed best, study reports.

​​Characteristics of Low-tension Disc Hemorrhage Identified

Female gender, Asian descent and NTG diagnosis were among the risk factors, researchers note.

Glare Disability Disproportionately Affects Glaucoma Patients

Mobility performance was significantly reduced under these conditions, research shows.

Systemic Arterial Pressure Tied to RNFL Loss

Clinicians should keep an eye on their glaucoma patients’ blood pressure, researchers say.

Intensive Multi-drop Regimen Better at Slowing Glaucoma Progression

IOP fell by about 10mm Hg vs. 7mm Hg in the monotherapy group over three years, study finds.

OCT-A Sheds Light on Glaucoma Diagnosis

Analysis of vessel density parameters may offer more information than RNFL thickness, research shows.

Post-op Intravitreal Injections May Improve Glaucoma Surgery Outcomes

A recent analysis revealed better IOP control in patients who received seven or more.

Larger IOP Target Differences Indicate Worse VF Progression

Eyes with moderate glaucoma faced the largest risk, researchers noted.

LPI Safe, Efficient in PACG Eyes

Five-year study shows untreated glaucoma patients had twice the risk of developing visual side effects.

OCT Helps Distinguish Compressive Optic Neuropathy from Glaucoma

The two diseases share similar characteristics that this ratio helps clarify, study suggests.

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