Glaucoma

Relatives of Glaucoma Patients Are Underscreened

Distance from the site and associated indirect costs kept many in South India from visiting a clinic.
03/05/2021

Corneal Density May Help Predict POAG

Patients with this condition had higher values on several metrics.
03/03/2021

Mixed Results for OD Expansion into Glaucoma

In a Canadian study, ODs nearly matched MDs in diagnosis but lagged far behind in prescription writing.
03/02/2021

Poor Hazard Perception in Older Drivers With Eye Disease

Study found slower response times, especially in those affected by glaucoma.
03/01/2021

Ganglion Cell Changes on OCT Anticipate VF Progression

Further refinement will result in software tools for timely glaucoma diagnosis and accurate disease staging, researchers say.
03/01/2021

Glaucoma Patients with Intact Central Vision Still Read Slower

Individuals with the condition read about 19 fewer words per minute.
02/26/2021

Phaco Associated With Better Glaucoma Outcomes

Early cataract surgery after an acute primary angle-closure attack prevents IOP elevation and blindness with less medication than LPI, study finds.
02/24/2021

AM Light May Improve Glaucoma Patients’ Sleep

Individuals with the condition also had a greater pupil response by the study’s end.
02/22/2021

PACG Prevalence Anticipated to Rise

Screen at-risk patients to catch more of this age-associated condition, projected to increase 50% by 2050, meta-analysis finds.
02/19/2021

Ocular Blood Flow An Early Indicator of Glaucoma

OCT-A devices that distinguish among three microvascular layers can help with early disease detection.
02/17/2021

Upcoming Events

March 10, 2021

How Eyesight Interlinks with Cognition: Advanced Vision Care from the Retina through the Brain
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Solomon Gould, OD, MBA
8:00pm EST
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March 19-20, 2021 and June 11-12, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring & Summer Conference
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Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 9-10, 2021

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice 
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Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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