Glaucoma

Mismanagement Tops List of Glaucoma Lawsuits

Failure to diagnose the condition was close behind, due in part to insufficient examination, study finds.
12/03/2020

ONH Prelaminar Schisis May Signify Glaucoma

Researchers note the importance of accounting for this unusual anatomy on OCT.
12/01/2020

3D OCT Imaging Offers Better Visualization of Glaucoma

Anterior chamber volume is an effective marker of disease progression.
11/30/2020

Location of VF Damage Predicts Lifestyle Difficulties

Central vision loss had the most significant impact on glaucoma patients.
11/26/2020

Healthy Coffee Drinkers Have Lower IOP

However, consumption was not linked to a reduction in glaucoma risk.
11/24/2020

Glaucoma: OCT Metric Less Accurate Than Previously Thought

Use a variety of measurements when determining progression, not just change in RNFL thickness.
11/24/2020

Drainage Devices Successfully Lower IOP in PK Eyes

At least 70% of patients were controlled during the 10-year follow-up, while corneal grafts were not as lucky.
11/23/2020

Watch for FAZ Enlargement in Glaucoma

Finding argues in favor of a vascular component in glaucoma.
11/20/2020

Polypharmacy in Glaucoma Increasingly Less Effective

Adding more meds was costly and ultimately not as effective as other options.
11/19/2020

Depression Correlates With Glaucoma Severity

This finding was associated with a greater risk of treatment noncompliance among those affected.
11/18/2020

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December 4-5, 2020

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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
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