Pre-op IOP, Angle Pigment Predict SLT Success

Findings from a large cohort reveal age, total SLT power, severity of glaucoma and prior treatments were not associated with success or failure.

Pollution Connected to Childhood Glaucoma

Air quality can impact likelihood of disease development.

Be Aggressive With Disc Hemorrhages

The progression rate is two-fold faster when these are present.

Rims May Foretell Glaucoma Risk

Researchers add precision to our understanding of the connection.

Glaucoma Tech May Overestimate Progression

Normative databases use more reliable, short-term data, while long-term data is limited.

PGA Washout Ups IOP

Six weeks after discontinuing monotherapy, patients experienced a small but significant rise in pressure.

Phacotrabeculectomy Better But Risky

The surgery reduces IOP and glaucoma medications in angle closure eyes but has more post-op complications.

Generic vs. Branded: Data Still Unclear

Meta-analysis found no significant difference in efficacy of prostaglandin analogs.

RNFL Thins Months After Angle Closure

Study says progression should be continuously suspected in eyes with lower vessel density.

Age, VF Deviation Risk Factors for Progression

These two parameters shed light on the importance of early glaucoma detection and treatment.

Upcoming Events

December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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