Glaucoma

Consolidated Visual Fields Can Save Clinic Time

Combining 24-2 and 10-2 testing may effectively reduce the need for both while also boosting detection capabilities, study finds.
06/14/2021

Glaucomatous Disc Hemorrhage Accelerates Central VF Loss

Combine use of 10-2 with 24-2 testing for more sensitive detection of disease progression, researchers suggest.
06/10/2021

Lamina Cribrosa Distinctions May Explain Racial Differences in Glaucoma

Patients of European descent showed more optic nerve deepening compared to those of African lineage, suggesting a protective effect against IOP rise.
06/09/2021

Fine-tuning OCT to Better Represent African Americans

Researchers demonstrated a way to improve identification of POAG in this population.
06/09/2021

Optic Nerve Anatomy Holds Clues to Visual Field Defects

The position of the central retinal vessel can help predict the location of scotomas, study suggests.
06/03/2021

Macular Vasculature Holds Clues to Glaucoma

Superficial capillary plexus vessel density was found to have diagnostic potential, researchers report.
05/24/2021

10-2 Test a Better Predictor of Central Progression

This pattern may be more sensitive to VF loss in this area, study finds.
05/20/2021

Home Lighting Improvements May Reduce Falls in Elderly

Vision impairment is among the top risk factors, but brighter environments can help, study finds.
05/18/2021

Make Glaucoma Therapy More Patient-Friendly

Here’s how to better ensure patient adherence to treatment.
05/15/2021

Black Patients May Have Stiffer Scleras

This increases the risk of POAG in this population, investigators report.
05/14/2021

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June 17, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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