Glaucoma

MIGS Outpace Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries in Volume

The number of iStent procedures almost tripled from 14% to 40% over six years.
05/10/2021

Biometric Parameters Can Predict Post-Phaco IOP Spikes

Routine use may help identify patients at greater risk, such as those with glaucoma.
05/10/2021

Statistical Guidance of VFs Misses Its Mark

Reducing the number of visual field tests may be sufficient, so long as you closely monitor the patient through OCT.
05/06/2021

Sleep-regulating Systems Impaired in Glaucoma

The disease injures cells involved in circadian rhythms that provide input to a major sleep-inducing hub, study finds.
05/05/2021

Poor Cognition More Prevalent Among NTG Patients Than HTG

This supports the hypothesis that a glaucoma-dementia association applies to normal-tension glaucoma patients.
04/30/2021

What to Look for in High Myopes with Glaucoma

Larger BMO tilt angle, lower BMO ovality and thinner PCT were tied to increased axial length.
04/28/2021

Rely on RNFL to Catch Glaucoma Progression

Study shows VF assessment also identifies it, but change in retinal nerve fiber layer thickness picked up more cases.
04/28/2021

Choroid Holds Important Clues to Visual Outcomes in OAG

Microvasculature dropout in this layer may warrant more aggressive clinical treatment.
04/28/2021

Glaucomatous VA Linked to OCT Finding

Certain areas of the papillomacular bundle may indicate visual impairment in glaucoma patients.
04/22/2021

Undiagnosed Glaucoma Cases Surge Worldwide

Undetected disease rates have remained high over the past several decades despite progress in research, imaging and interventions.
04/21/2021

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May 13, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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