Glaucoma

Disc Hemorrhage Predicts Rim and RNFL Thinning

Frequency in glaucoma patients associated with progression in the inferotemporal region.
08/19/2019

A Two-for-one Deal

Here’s when to consider referring your patient for phaco-ECP, which addresses cataracts and glaucoma in one operation.
08/15/2019

Tear Profile After Glaucoma Treatment Same as in DED

BAK, however, doesn’t seem to be a factor.
08/14/2019

Ciliary Procedure Could be First-line Glaucoma Therapy

Patients are seeing marked improvements after laser cyclodestruction.
08/14/2019

Pseudoexfoliation Can Alter Pupils

Research identifies metrics that can help anticipate glaucoma onset..
08/12/2019

MIGS Procedure Prolongs Endothelial Cell Loss

CyPass patients experienced corneal changes at least five years post-op.
08/12/2019

Don’t Count on Phaco Alone for POAG

Study finds surgery does not decrease number of glaucoma medications or IOP.
08/05/2019

Chronic Pain Drug May Cause Angle-closure

Patients who took gabapentin the year prior to diagnosis were at higher risk than current users.
08/02/2019

New Scleral Measure May Predict Myopic NTG

Misalignment with the optic disc may be a major risk factor.
07/26/2019

ERG Beats OCT For Ganglion Cell Loss

Electrophysiological testing might allow for early identification and management.
07/24/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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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