Trend Analysis Might Underestimate Severe Glaucoma Progression Rates

More undetectable locations at this stage may cause lower MD slopes.

Closely Monitor Central Region of Visual Field in Glaucoma

Study shows defects become more central as disease severity increases.

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.

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

Survey found up to 42% of underserved respondents were affected.

Low Estrogen Increases POAG Risk in Females

This association was more significant for pre- than postmenopausal women.

Two Genes Associated with Pigment Dispersion Syndrome, Pigmentary Glaucoma

Common loci were found to be largely present in patients with either condition.

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.

Peripapillary Vessel Density Associated With Visual Field Deterioration

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

Vitamin B3 May Lower Risk of Glaucoma

Increased daily niacin intake was associated with lower odds of developing the disease.

Study Identifies Optimal Measure for Detecting Glaucoma Progression

Macular ganglion cell complex thickness on OCT was found to be superior.