Few Glaucoma Patients Develop Catastrophic Vision Loss

In 30 years, only two patients went blind before they died.

ONH Changes Associated With Trabs

RNFL thickness, unaffected by surgery, may be a more effective way to measure glaucoma progression.

Factors Predict Post-op Glaucoma in Kids

Five years after surgery, 20% of children with bilateral cataracts developed glaucoma.

Deep RNFL Layer Associated with Functional Change

SD-OCT can help show the structure behind visual field loss in glaucoma.

Can You Differentiate These Tough Glaucoma Cases?

Just because it looks like POAG doesn’t mean it is. Here’s how you can get to the bottom of even the most difficult diagnoses.

Pressure on the Surface

Glaucoma patients using topical therapy often spiral into chronic dry eye. Here’s why.

AI Gets As and Bs in Glaucoma Detection and Referral

Algorithm fared better than specialists in some cases.

Perimetry Goes Portable

Can a new smartphone-based system provide similar readings to traditional instruments?

Severe Glaucoma May Spare Some RNFL

Study results could help modify guidelines and reimbursement rates for testing.

Initial VF Testing Correctly IDs Glaucoma

Determined for at least 97% of patients without any follow-up results.

Upcoming Events

November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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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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