Large Study Debunks Target IOP Rule of Thumb

Aiming to get pressure under 21mm Hg is too simplistic an approach, a retrospective review says.

OCT Reveals Long-term Effects of Glaucoma Drops

Prostaglandin analogs linked to conjunctival weakening in new study.

IOP Spikes Minimal with Anti-VEGF Use

Eyes with preexisting glaucoma had more IOP elevations at 12 and 24 months.

Optic Disc Hemorrhage Precedes NTG Progression

Patients have a 31% risk of this complication after five years of no treatment.

Uveitis and CME Rare After PGA Use

Study suggests the drug class could be safely used in non-surgical patients.

High Baseline IOP Related to Better Cataract Outcomes

Patients are more likely to achieve sustained reduction post-op.

Optic Disc Hemorrhage a Bad Omen for Glaucoma

Those with the complication in more than one sector had significantly worse visual field progression.

Implanted IOP Sensor Confirms Seasonal Variations

Measurements are higher in winter months as well as on Wednesdays, compared with other days of the week.

RNFL a Key Measure for Glaucoma, Researchers Find

Imaging this structure can help distinguish health from glaucoma patients.

Exercise Intensity Reduces Glaucoma Odds

Patients who were more active had a substantially reduced risk of developing the condition.

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