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Glaucoma

Smoking Intensity Associated with Glaucoma Progression

The more packs per year, the higher the RNFL thinning rate, a recent study finds.
September 22, 2022

New Data Strengthens the Case for SLT as First-line Therapy

The procedure more efficiently lowers IOP than traditional drops and saw reduced progression rates of the conditions.
September 21, 2022

OCT, OCT-A Useful in Identifying VA Decline in Glaucoma

Several macular parameters were associated with vision loss in moderate to advanced stages.
September 19, 2022

Testing Twice a Year May Be Sufficient to Detect Glaucoma Progression

New research reports on OCT and OCT-A data according to different check-up frequencies.
September 14, 2022

Macular Cube Scans Pick Up More Nonglaucomatous Macular Pathology than GCA

Compared to the counterpart technology, this type of imaging may provide more preventative benefits.
September 13, 2022

24-2 VF Testing Better at Diagnosing Glaucoma than 10-2

The study found this to be especially true of mild macular damage.
September 9, 2022

Tablet-Based Perimetry Proves Ineffective for General Glaucoma Screening

Diagnostic accuracy of this approach was greater when testing for more advanced forms of the disease.
September 8, 2022

Not All Narrow-angle Patients Progress to Glaucoma

Older age increased the risk while cataract surgery seemed to decrease it.
September 8, 2022

Vertical C/D Ratio Can Help Monitor Non-glaucomatous Eyes

This new classification system kept track of disease transition rates over a 10-year period.
August 30, 2022

Add OCT to ICD-10 Glaucoma Grading, Experts Argue

Overreliance on 24-2 VF testing makes the system poorly representative of disease severity, weighted instead for functional loss.
August 29, 2022