Glaucoma

Large Study Debunks Target IOP Rule of Thumb

Aiming to get pressure under 21mm Hg is too simplistic an approach, a retrospective review says.
07/02/2020

OCT Reveals Long-term Effects of Glaucoma Drops

Prostaglandin analogs linked to conjunctival weakening in new study.
07/01/2020

IOP Spikes Minimal with Anti-VEGF Use

Eyes with preexisting glaucoma had more IOP elevations at 12 and 24 months.
07/01/2020

Optic Disc Hemorrhage Precedes NTG Progression

Patients have a 31% risk of this complication after five years of no treatment.
06/29/2020

Uveitis and CME Rare After PGA Use

Study suggests the drug class could be safely used in non-surgical patients.
06/26/2020

High Baseline IOP Related to Better Cataract Outcomes

Patients are more likely to achieve sustained reduction post-op.
06/23/2020

Optic Disc Hemorrhage a Bad Omen for Glaucoma

Those with the complication in more than one sector had significantly worse visual field progression.
06/22/2020

Implanted IOP Sensor Confirms Seasonal Variations

Measurements are higher in winter months as well as on Wednesdays, compared with other days of the week.
06/16/2020

RNFL a Key Measure for Glaucoma, Researchers Find

Imaging this structure can help distinguish health from glaucoma patients.
06/16/2020

Exercise Intensity Reduces Glaucoma Odds

Patients who were more active had a substantially reduced risk of developing the condition.
06/16/2020

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Location:
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 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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