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Glaucoma

IOP Decrease Noted in NTG Patients over 20 Years

The study also found seasonal variation among cases reviewed.
October 22, 2021

SLT Effectively Lowers IOP in PEXG Patients

Those who don’t respond to other medical therapies may have a new option, research shows.
October 19, 2021

VA and Deep Nasal Grid Vessel Density Linked in Glaucoma

Researchers suggest this may be a promising structural parameter to help assess severe disease.
October 19, 2021

Air Pollution Increases Risk of Glaucoma in Diabetic Patients

Filtering face masks and air purifiers can help reduce disease risk, research notes.
October 18, 2021

Glaucoma: Switch From Stimulus Size III to V to Assess Advanced Field Loss

The larger target obtains more information to better monitor the condition, research suggests.
October 14, 2021

New 24-2C HFA Grid Better Than 24-2

The new grid demonstrated a significantly stronger macular structure-function relationship than the standard with its 10 additional points in the central 10 degrees.
October 12, 2021

Childhood Glaucoma Continues to Affect Patients Into Adulthood

Patients under 40 with the condition demonstrated more maladaptive coping mechanisms such as treatment nonadherence, study finds.
October 4, 2021

​​Characteristics of Low-tension Disc Hemorrhage Identified

Female gender, Asian descent and NTG diagnosis were among the risk factors, researchers note.
September 27, 2021

MIGS Less Cost-efficient than Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries, SLT

Based on cost per 1mm Hg IOP reduction at one year, trabeculectomy performed best, study reports.
September 27, 2021

Glare Disability Disproportionately Affects Glaucoma Patients

Mobility performance was significantly reduced under these conditions, research shows.
September 24, 2021