Glaucoma

Study Identifies Clinical Signs of Atypical Angle Closure

Findings viewable on gonioscopy can help doctors take efforts to reduce risk.
01/30/2023

One in Eight Glaucomatous Eyes Progresses Fast

These findings highlight the clinical importance of assessing progressive central visual field loss, researchers say.
01/25/2023

Optic Disc Staging Systems Effective in Grading Advanced Glaucoma

Two methods showed clinical value even in patients with significant axonal loss.
01/23/2023

Angle Closure Extent Correlated with IOP Elevation Risk

The relationship was nonlinear in this study; when the circumference exceeded 180°, pressure levels increased rapidly.
01/19/2023

Cup-to-Disc Ratio Associated with Optic Nerve, Brain Aging

Enlarged cupping in women without glaucoma could possibly provide a surrogate measure of pathologic changes and cognitive function.
01/17/2023

Seeing Glaucoma Through OCT’s Eye

The answers to so many of our clinical questions lie in the details; be sure to know what you’re looking at.
01/15/2023

Reduced Macular Circulation Found in Early POAG, NTG

Study shows a decrease in vessel density in the region was correlated with lower perfusion density and thinner ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer thickness.
01/13/2023

Effects of Improved Adherence May Take Time

A glaucoma medication intervention boosted compliance, but clinical outcomes didn’t differ from controls a year later.
01/12/2023

Keep in Mind Association Between Diurnal IOP Change, Corneal Power

Large fluctuations may have a significant impact, recent study finds.
01/11/2023

Corneal Biomechanics May Aid Glaucoma Diagnosis

Patients with normal-tension glaucoma had more deformable corneas, suggesting the lamina cribrosa of these eyes is particularly vulnerable to even normal pressures.
01/10/2023