Glaucoma

MIGS Less Cost-efficient than Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries, SLT

Based on cost per 1mm Hg IOP reduction at one year, trabeculectomy performed best, study reports.
09/27/2021

​​Characteristics of Low-tension Disc Hemorrhage Identified

Female gender, Asian descent and NTG diagnosis were among the risk factors, researchers note.
09/27/2021

Glare Disability Disproportionately Affects Glaucoma Patients

Mobility performance was significantly reduced under these conditions, research shows.
09/24/2021

Systemic Arterial Pressure Tied to RNFL Loss

Clinicians should keep an eye on their glaucoma patients’ blood pressure, researchers say.
09/20/2021

Intensive Multi-drop Regimen Better at Slowing Glaucoma Progression

IOP fell by about 10mm Hg vs. 7mm Hg in the monotherapy group over three years, study finds.
09/16/2021

OCT-A Sheds Light on Glaucoma Diagnosis

Analysis of vessel density parameters may offer more information than RNFL thickness, research shows.
09/16/2021

Post-op Intravitreal Injections May Improve Glaucoma Surgery Outcomes

A recent analysis revealed better IOP control in patients who received seven or more.
09/15/2021

Larger IOP Target Differences Indicate Worse VF Progression

Eyes with moderate glaucoma faced the largest risk, researchers noted.
09/14/2021

LPI Safe, Efficient in PACG Eyes

Five-year study shows untreated glaucoma patients had twice the risk of developing visual side effects.
09/07/2021

OCT Helps Distinguish Compressive Optic Neuropathy from Glaucoma

The two diseases share similar characteristics that this ratio helps clarify, study suggests.
09/02/2021

Upcoming Events

September 30, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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October 7, 2021

A New Perspective on Dry Eye
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: John Hovanesian, MD and Karen Skvarna, OD
8:30–9:30pm EST

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October 12, 2021

A New Perspective on Dry Eye
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Preeya K. Gupta, MD and Amanda Steele, OD
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