Glaucoma

Trend Analysis Might Underestimate Severe Glaucoma Progression Rates

More undetectable locations at this stage may cause lower MD slopes.
01/21/2022

Closely Monitor Central Region of Visual Field in Glaucoma

Study shows defects become more central as disease severity increases.
01/20/2022

Tackling the “Myopia or Glaucoma?” Question

As the prevalence of both increase, ODs will be on the front lines, relying on a growing set of tools to aid proper diagnosis and management.
01/15/2022

Insurance Plays Major Role in Glaucoma Suspects Lost to Follow-Up

Survey found up to 42% of underserved respondents were affected.
01/14/2022

Low Estrogen Increases POAG Risk in Females

This association was more significant for pre- than postmenopausal women.
01/14/2022

Two Genes Associated with Pigment Dispersion Syndrome, Pigmentary Glaucoma

Common loci were found to be largely present in patients with either condition.
01/13/2022

OCT, OCT-A Parameters Score High For Long-term Reproducibility

The former showed lower test-retest variability, but researchers suggest using the two technologies concurrently for the best results.
01/07/2022

Peripapillary Vessel Density Associated With Visual Field Deterioration

Glaucoma patients with greater peripapillary capillary decrease after trabeculectomy are more likely to experience this outcome.
01/06/2022

Vitamin B3 May Lower Risk of Glaucoma

Increased daily niacin intake was associated with lower odds of developing the disease.
01/05/2022

Study Identifies Optimal Measure for Detecting Glaucoma Progression

Macular ganglion cell complex thickness on OCT was found to be superior.
12/28/2021