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Glaucoma

Macular OCT Parameters Help More with Later-Stage Glaucoma

Ganglion cell complex thickness and foveal avascular zone measurements were linked to worse VA in POAG.
May 20, 2022

Glaucoma May Cause Altered Brain Activity

A recent study found that cerebrospinal fluid dynamics and blood oxygen level are affected by the disease.
May 19, 2022

Acute Angle-Closure Crisis Often Missed, Study Says

More frequent use of gonioscopy for diagnosis and reducing the financial barriers of the technique could prevent condition-associated vision loss.
May 18, 2022

IOP-Lowering Effect of Systemic Meds Quantified

Calcium channel blocker use was associated with a higher prevalence of glaucoma but not with increased IOP.
May 9, 2022

Serum Cholesterol Associated With Higher IOP

Study suggests a positive correlation with both the “good” and “bad” forms.
May 9, 2022

Consumption of Alcohol Could Increase Glaucoma Odds

A recent study found that those who drink regularly had a thinner RNFL and ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer.
May 6, 2022

Frequent Salt Intake Associated with Open-Angle Glaucoma

Study shows this was most common in those who were taking antihypertensive medication.
April 29, 2022

Dilating Drops May Affect Glaucoma Measurements

Foveal avascular zone area and perimeter significantly decreased after instillation of mydriatic agents, suggesting pupillary status may affect OCT-A results.
April 26, 2022

Dementia-Prone Allele Linked to Faster Neuroretinal Thinning

Higher rates were especially noticeable in individuals of suspect and early manifest glaucoma.
April 22, 2022

Patterns of Central VF Loss Most Revealing

Both the 10-2 and 24-2 can help pinpoint early glaucomatous changes associated with this region.
April 19, 2022