Glaucoma

About Half of Acute Anterior Uveitis Cases Will Develop Recurrence

Patients with viral disease have the highest risk of ipsilateral recurrence and lowest risk of contralateral recurrence.
06/11/2024

Shear Response Could Link Cornea to Glaucoma

Ultrasound elastography found correlations in donor eyes between a larger effect there and a similar strain at the optic nerve head in response to IOP increase.
06/05/2024

Don’t Wait for All Glaucoma Tests to Show Progression

Be prepared to escalate treatment if only one out of the available structural and functional findings indicates a severe stage, researchers advise.
05/30/2024

Papillomacular, Papillofoveal Bundle Defects Correlate to Central VF Abnormalities

Using a novel imaging modality, researchers found that these findings were prevalent in eyes with glaucoma and increased the likelihood of a defect in the corresponding central VF 10-2 test locations.
05/29/2024

Some Types of Exercise Can Lower IOP, Others Raise It

These temporary effects may have a role to play in glaucoma management, literature review suggests.
05/23/2024

Peripapillary Retinoschisis May Bias Glaucoma Analysis on OCT

These eyes were shown to have thicker RNFL that notably decreases after resolution, which doctors may falsely misinterpret as rapid structural progression.
05/23/2024

Higher Arterial Stiffness Associated With Glaucoma Incidence

The new metric could potentially be used in clinical practice to help identify at-risk patients.
05/22/2024

Peripapillary RNFL Loss Highest in Black Patients

The topographically correlated findings of recent study strengthened the likelihood of key differences between racial-ethnic groups.
05/21/2024

Study Reveals Effect of ADHD Medications on Glaucoma Risk

Amphetamine and atomoxetine users were more likely to develop angle-closure disease, while those taking methylphenidate had a greater chance of developing OAG.
05/21/2024

SITA Fast and Faster Need Modified Criteria

One recent ARVO study revealed that applying SITA Standard mean deviation cutoffs to the newer protocols can lead to misdiagnosis.
05/17/2024

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
Time: 6:15pm CT

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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
Program: 7
:00pm CT

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June 21, 2024

SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan injection) What every OD should know
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: Steven Ferrucci, OD, and Lucas Lindsell, OD, MD
Presentation: 7:00pm CT

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