Faster VF Testing Causes More False Positives

Clinicians should take it slow to ensure better reliability.

Reduced Outflow Governs Uveitic Glaucoma

Consider medication washout before treating these patients, study advises.

Poor Signal Strength Lowers Reliability of OCT Scans

Particularly in the case of severe glaucoma, adjusting the imaging devices incorrectly can create artifacts.

Peters’ Anomaly Eyes Steadily Decline Over Time

Kids with this rare condition had suboptimal outcomes with penetrating keratoplasty and required multiple surgeries for secondary glaucoma.

Pressure By Any Other Name

Know when elevated IOP is due to a glaucomatocyclitic crisis.

Smartphones Cause Brief Pressure Spikes

Surgical patients had fewer IOP increases those treated medically, study says.

Deep Learning Can Diagnose Angle Closure

Machines have developed the ability to recognize disease based on OCT images.

Beat Post-trauma Glaucoma with Steroids

New insights into the inflammatory pathway suggest a change in corneal trauma triage.

A POEM Captures Glaucoma Patient Mood

This questionnaire can help enhance the quality of glaucoma care.

Well-controlled IOP Doesn’t Stop VF Progression

About 24% had lower corneal hysteresis and thinner corneas.

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
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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
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