News

Genetics Reveal Commonalities in High-risk POAG

People at greater risk had more family members with glaucoma and a higher rate of surgery.
01/17/2020

Gut Microbes Linked to POAG

Visual acuity and RNFL thickness appeared to be impacted by intestinal microbe levels.
01/16/2020

High-altitude IOP Changes Revealed

Study uncovers possible mechanisms of action, suggesting new ways to regulate intraocular pressure.
01/16/2020

Drainage Device a Sound Option for Iatrogenic Glaucoma

Cyclophotocoagulation may be better for eyes with poorer visual potential, study says.
01/16/2020

OCT En Face Boosts RNFL Defect Distinction

Not all diffuse defects may, in fact, be diffuse, based on new imaging tools.
01/15/2020

Patients Still Struggle With Eye Drops

Only half of study participants had previous education on proper technique.
01/15/2020

Male Sex Associated with Higher Glaucoma Risk

Demographic study shows little change in the demographics of the disease.
01/15/2020

Squinting Boosts Vision for Astigmats

Research reveals mechanics behind pseudoaccommodation for against-the-rule astigmatism.
01/14/2020

Valsalva Maneuver A Danger to the At-risk Eye

Heart rate and IOP changes cause concern for patients at risk of glaucoma.
01/14/2020

OCT Reveals At-risk Metamorphopsia Patients

In those with epiretinal membrane, a particular presentation is associated with the visual distortion.
01/14/2020

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February 14-17, 2020

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