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Glaucoma

Portable Visual Field Analyzer Shows Promise

The VisuAll demonstrated results comparable to SAP and may reduce the chances of patient-dependent artifacts.
April 13, 2021

Which Glaucoma Therapies Reduce Endothelial Cell Density?

Study finds procedures that don’t require implantation of a device typically have little effect, while those that do tend to have greater impact.
April 12, 2021

Pupil Tracking Spots Early Glaucoma

A computerized eye-tracker measuring steady-state pupil oscillations distinguished glaucomatous eyes from healthy controls.
April 9, 2021

Glaucoma May Impair Facial Recognition

Study using OCT shows field loss may not be the only visual deficit resulting from this condition.
April 7, 2021

How Glaucoma Impacts Driving and Mental Health

Review pinpoints how deterioration of visual acuity and function affects quality of life across multiple domains.
April 6, 2021

Melatonin May Benefit Advanced POAG Patients

This natural sleep aid can help regulate circadian rhythms and promote retinal health, two key factors in glaucoma.
April 1, 2021

CDC Aims to Break Down Telemed Barriers in Glaucoma

Three universities get funding for a five-year investigation into the logistics and clinical value of remote screenings.
March 26, 2021

Economic Burden Worsens for Glaucoma Patients

Studies found additional IOP-lowering drops led to higher costs with only short-term benefits and observed a spike in brand name med prices.
March 24, 2021

Glaucoma Patients at Lower Risk for Neurodegenerative Disease

While late-onset OAG shares similar characteristics with dementia and Alzheimer’s, researchers believe there are different pathogenic mechanisms at work.
March 23, 2021

10-2 VF Test Better Predictor of Central Visual Function

This option provides a more comprehensive description of defects over the 24-2C.
March 22, 2021