A Light in the DARC: Seeing Glaucoma Before it Strikes

This cutting-edge technology could give us a window into the disease earlier in its course—shifting treatment ahead and possibly preventing vision loss.

Can We Lower IOP with Glasses?

Researchers are finding shocking new ways to employ electro-stimulation.

If Only They Had Asked

Complications can and do occur, though some can be averted.

Could OCT-A Help Detect Glaucoma?

There are some early indicators of a potential role.

Gene Behind Pigmentary Glaucoma ID’d

Researchers discover origin of heritable condition.

Visual Crowding Worse in Glaucoma Patients

Severity was significantly associated with the amount of neural loss.

Blepharitis Leads to Glaucoma Medication Dropout

After two years, one-third of patients stopped ripasudil therapy.

No Direct Link Between Cigarettes and Angle Closure

Researchers say it won’t cause angles to close, but heavy smoking could lead to greater severity.

Cataract Surgery Doesn’t Slow VF Loss in Glaucoma

Still, IOP parameters improved after extraction.

CBD Won’t Reduce IOP

The trendy marijuana derivative may actually cancel out benefits of THC.

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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