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Glaucoma

MIGS Show More Promise in PXF Patients

Glaucoma severity and type may increase the risk of additional surgery, research shows.
January 13, 2021

Lower Antioxidant Capacity Associated With Vascular Narrowing

This finding offers more insight into the pathophysiology of glaucoma, research suggests.
January 12, 2021

Study Projects Glaucoma Will Primarily Affect Blacks, Asians by 2040

These ethnic groups will bear the majority of the burden, with researchers recommending various interventions to reduce the risk.
January 11, 2021

Glaucoma Treatment Shifts From Traditional Surgeries to MIGS

While specialists continue to perform the bulk of the procedures, non-specialists are looking to change this.
January 8, 2021

Older Age Contributes to Glaucoma Progression

Elderly patients had faster RNFL loss rates than their younger counterparts with the same IOP, study finds.
January 6, 2021

Functional Change Predicts RNFL Thinning in Glaucoma

There is approximately a six-month time lag between the two, study finds.
January 5, 2021

OAG and OHT Costs Increase With Severity and Progression

Disease worsening was associated with at least two-times the normal cost of annual eye-related expenses.
January 4, 2021

Genetic Risk Helps Predict IOP Spikes

Eyes predisposed to higher pressure were five times more likely to have significant early-morning episodes.
December 30, 2020

SLT Most Common in Younger, Healthier Patients

Comorbidities, gender and socioeconomic status were among the deciding factors between this option and medication.
December 29, 2020

Study Highlights Improved Outcomes of Endothelial Keratoplasty

These patients had decreased medication burden and IOP following the procedure vs. full-thickness procedures.
December 22, 2020