Glaucoma

Peripapillary RNFL Gives Clues to Glaucoma Severity

The superotemporal region showed pathologic changes in the most acute cases while the inferotemporal was best at identifying early disease.
07/30/2020

Microperimetry Aids LTG Monitoring

Its results were strongly correlated with standard HFA retinal sensitivity data.
07/29/2020

Albuminuria May Predict Glaucoma

Those with high levels were eight times more likely to have POAG.
07/29/2020

AI Helps Triage Glaucoma Patients During COVID-19

A new algorithm balances disease severity, progression and viral risk.
07/28/2020

Public Speaking Increases IOP in Healthy Patients

Researchers explore psychophysiological effects that may act as a risk factor for glaucoma development.
07/27/2020

Morphological Factor Linked to Faster NTG Conversion

Elderly patients who displayed temporal raphe sign positivity on baseline thickness mapping were at higher risk.
07/27/2020

Cannabis Retailers Tout Effects for Glaucoma

Be aware of this public perception—at odds with that of specialists— when educating patients.
07/24/2020

Systemic Beta Blockers Don't Affect Topical Therapy

Ocular treatment with this class of drug isn’t a concern for patients already on systemic therapy.
07/22/2020

RNFL Thins with Microvasculature Dropout

This finding was prevalent in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma and disc hemorrhage.
07/21/2020

Vision-Related Tasks Get Harder As Glaucoma Progresses

Contrast sensitivity testing is particularly useful for evaluating disease impact.
07/21/2020

Upcoming Events

October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 4, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

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October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

Register here

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