Glaucoma

New Associations in Pseudoexfoliative Glaucoma Discovered

The condition may progress in part because of deteriorating cardiovascular status.
06/21/2019

Two Glaucoma Meds Equally Good at Slowing Field Loss

However, brimonidine reduced IOP for a longer period of time.
06/19/2019

Breathing Room for the Nerve

Advanced glaucoma and advanced vascular disease pose challenges, but can be managed.
06/15/2019

Glaucoma Referral Plan Improves Care

For angle closure patients, the new method also reduced the amount of incidental diagnoses.
06/13/2019

“Rule of Five” Unreliable for Glaucoma

Researchers found this RNFL guideline resulted in high false positives for progression.
06/12/2019

Post-op Anti-inflammatories Boost SLT Efficacy

Both topical steroids and NSAIDs helped reduce IOP.
06/11/2019

OSA Similar in Patients With or Without Glaucoma

Screening patients with POAG may not be worth it, a recent study concludes.
06/11/2019

POAG Patients Fare Worse in Dim Light

Study reveals assessment of dark adaptation and vision can help screen for impairment.
06/10/2019

Glaucoma Patients Have No Trouble With Touch Screens

Movement parameters are not yet systematically impaired at a moderate stage of the disease.
06/10/2019

RNFL Thinning Connected to Choroidal Changes

One third of glaucoma patients showed an increase in microvasculature dropout.
06/07/2019

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 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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