Glaucoma

Glaucoma Surgery Post-op Reoperations Low

Retrospective study determines early indications include wound leak and tube shunt-related issues.
03/24/2020

New VF Cluster Map Corresponds With BMO-MRA

This tool details the structure-function relationship between the optic nerve head and VF in patients with open-angle glaucoma.
03/23/2020

Modifying Your Glaucoma Regimen: When, Why and How

Managing this disease requires careful consideration of myriad factors. Here’s how you can structure your approach.
03/15/2020

IOP Screening Under 40: Cheap and Effective

In the hypertensive group, 55% of patients with glaucoma were previously undiagnosed.
03/12/2020

New Test Shows Promise in Finding Glaucoma

Study found agreement with standard perimetry was high at 85% to 92%.
03/11/2020

Prostaglandin Analogs Reduce IOP Fluctuation

This class of drugs best weakens the correlation between office-hour and peak-nocturnal pressures.
03/06/2020

New 24-Hour IOP Measuring Device Shows Promise

A pressure-reading contact lens did relatively well against standard tonometry.
03/05/2020

Brain Structure is Unique for Glaucoma Patients

Study found surface area decreases in both hemispheres that could be tied to vision.
03/05/2020

Glaucoma Care Insufficient for People in Incarceration

Patients in prison face considerable barriers to proper treatments.
03/04/2020

Psychosocial Factors Predict Poor Glaucoma Med Adherence

Lower income, less education and higher glaucoma-related distress were all associated with worse compliance.
03/03/2020

Upcoming Events

April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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May 29-31, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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