Glaucoma

Air Pollution Increases Risk of Glaucoma in Diabetic Patients

Filtering face masks and air purifiers can help reduce disease risk, research notes.
10/18/2021

Don’t Complicate Things

Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s can make glaucoma management more challenging and contribute to disease progression.
10/15/2021

Glaucoma: Switch From Stimulus Size III to V to Assess Advanced Field Loss

The larger target obtains more information to better monitor the condition, research suggests.
10/14/2021

New 24-2C HFA Grid Better Than 24-2

The new grid demonstrated a significantly stronger macular structure-function relationship than the standard with its 10 additional points in the central 10 degrees.
10/12/2021

Childhood Glaucoma Continues to Affect Patients Into Adulthood

Patients under 40 with the condition demonstrated more maladaptive coping mechanisms such as treatment nonadherence, study finds.
10/04/2021

MIGS Less Cost-efficient than Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries, SLT

Based on cost per 1mm Hg IOP reduction at one year, trabeculectomy performed best, study reports.
09/27/2021

​​Characteristics of Low-tension Disc Hemorrhage Identified

Female gender, Asian descent and NTG diagnosis were among the risk factors, researchers note.
09/27/2021

Glare Disability Disproportionately Affects Glaucoma Patients

Mobility performance was significantly reduced under these conditions, research shows.
09/24/2021

Systemic Arterial Pressure Tied to RNFL Loss

Clinicians should keep an eye on their glaucoma patients’ blood pressure, researchers say.
09/20/2021

Intensive Multi-drop Regimen Better at Slowing Glaucoma Progression

IOP fell by about 10mm Hg vs. 7mm Hg in the monotherapy group over three years, study finds.
09/16/2021

Upcoming Events

October 21, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
10:00–11:00pm EST

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October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
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November 4, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
Dinner/Presentation 7:00–8:00pm EST

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