Prepping Your Diagnostic Toolbox

Caring for this population takes more than an IOP check these days. Here are some must-have diagnostic strategies.

MIGS: Getting Better All the Time

Studies show these techniques are evolving and leading to improved outcomes.

Pressure Watcher

Worried about glaucoma, a patient presents with complaints of visual disturbances.

Sherlock Holmes With a Lab Coat

Put your thinking cap on—it’s time to solve some ocular mysteries.

Hypertension Guidelines: What Do They Mean For Glaucoma Patients?

Research suggests some screening changes that may impact your care.

Contact Lens Sensor Variables Linked With VF Progression

Research suggests 24-hour measurements may be superior to in-office IOP for patients with open-angle glaucoma.

Genetic Variations May Signal Glaucoma Risk

Biomarkers could be measured as early as birth, study says.

Migraine Sufferers May Get Relief from Glaucoma Drops

Quick-acting timolol takes effect in 15 minutes.

Glaucoma Measurements Vary Between Clinicians

Discord between doctors is “frequent and substantial,” research says.

The ‘Tube vs. Trab’ Battle Rages On

While one holds an advantage in IOP control, the other has higher corneal graft survival rates for post-PK patients.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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