Glaucoma

Faster VF Testing Causes More False Positives

Clinicians should take it slow to ensure better reliability.
09/18/2019

Reduced Outflow Governs Uveitic Glaucoma

Consider medication washout before treating these patients, study advises.
09/17/2019

Poor Signal Strength Lowers Reliability of OCT Scans

Particularly in the case of severe glaucoma, adjusting the imaging devices incorrectly can create artifacts.
09/16/2019

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.
09/16/2019

Pressure By Any Other Name

Know when elevated IOP is due to a glaucomatocyclitic crisis.
09/15/2019

Smartphones Cause Brief Pressure Spikes

Surgical patients had fewer IOP increases those treated medically, study says.
09/12/2019

Deep Learning Can Diagnose Angle Closure

Machines have developed the ability to recognize disease based on OCT images.
09/11/2019

Beat Post-trauma Glaucoma with Steroids

New insights into the inflammatory pathway suggest a change in corneal trauma triage.
09/10/2019

A POEM Captures Glaucoma Patient Mood

This questionnaire can help enhance the quality of glaucoma care.
09/06/2019

Well-controlled IOP Doesn’t Stop VF Progression

About 24% had lower corneal hysteresis and thinner corneas.
08/28/2019

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
Up to 12 CE Credits

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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