Glaucoma

Tears May Harbor Evidence of POAG

By evaluating the cytokine profile, doctors may be able to identify glaucoma.
02/21/2020

Analysis Confirms Merit of First-Line SLT

The laser procedure proved to be a safe and effective method of easing the medication burden.
02/20/2020

Data Lacking on Effects of BAK-preserved Drops

A systematic review cannot recommend a widespread switch away from the preservative, as it could not identify any clinically relevant differences.
02/19/2020

Post-SLT Particles Linked to Reduced IOP

As the pressure dropped, more spots were observed.
02/18/2020

Partial PVD Associated with Thicker RNFL

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.
02/17/2020

How Do OCT Devices for Glaucoma Compare?

An in-person review of four unique instruments helps provide insight on what each can offer glaucoma patients.
02/15/2020

Corneal ‘Speckle’ Can Predict Glaucoma

Using OCT, this structural change glaucoma suspects looked a lot more like confirmed patients than like healthy controls.
02/14/2020

Pigmentary Glaucoma May Run in the Family

However, POAG didn’t appear to share any genetic links with this condition.
02/13/2020

En Face OCT Influences Treatment Decisions

Doctors were more likely to suggest starting a glaucoma regimen based on one particular imaging technique.
02/13/2020

Glaucoma Diagnosis Requires Structural Tests

Functional testing contributes, but can’t pinpoint the disease as well.
02/11/2020

Upcoming Events

March 21, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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March 22, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Houston
Location: The Whitehall Houston
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approval pending, TOB approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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