iStent Improves Post-Cataract IOP Reduction

In a meta-analysis, phaco-only patients experienced a 14% drop in pressure; adding the MIGS device boosted that to 22%. Medication independence also improved.

Study Identifies Factors Linked to Visual Impairment in Myopic Glaucoma

Decreased acuity was associated with papillomacular bundle damage and lower deep peripapillary vessel density.

Glaucoma Care: Easing the Pressure

Two new products are bound to simplify treatment regimens for your patients.

Calcium Channel Blockers Linked to Increased Glaucoma Prevalence

On the other hand, nonselective and selective beta-blockers were associated with lower IOP.

Delayed Glaucoma Treatment Doesn’t Always Put Patients Behind

Long-term visual function was comparable between a “wait and see” group and an immediate therapy group, recent study finds.

Glaucoma Linked to Decreased Dementia Risk

This association was present in multiple open-angle subtypes.

Cholesterol Medications Increase Glaucoma Risk

Patients on this regimen may require screening for the disease.

Highest Glaucoma Prevalence Found Among Black Patients

A large-scale database showed that race is indicative of disease prevalence.

Delayed Glaucoma Screening Results in Underdiagnosis in RVO Patients

These individuals are more at risk and should be evaluated accordingly.

Migraine, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Angina All Linked to NTG

Researchers point to the association as evidence of modifiable risk factors that might reduce odds of vision loss in such cases.

Upcoming Events

June 13, 2023

All Eyes on Evaporation
Location: Virtual
Speaker: Ranjan Malhotra, MD, FACS, and Kelly Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO
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June 21, 2023

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Del Frisco's Washington, DC
Speakers: Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO, and Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO
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June 22, 2023

All Eyes on Evaporation
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Speakers: Melissa Barnett, OD, and Paul Karpecki, OD
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