Glaucoma

Glaucoma Associated With Slower Walking Speeds

This decline was more rapid in patients with worse baseline visual field damage, study finds.
07/29/2021

Multicolor Imaging Improves Visibility of RNFL Defects

Compared to fundus or red-free RNFL, blue- and green-reflectance modes produced clearer and more detailed images to aid glaucoma diagnosis.
07/28/2021

Anterior Chamber Depth Predicts Risk of Angle-Closure Diseases

In this study, SS-OCT images were able to reliably discriminate between controls and affected eyes, especially those with PACG.
07/26/2021

OD/MD Glaucoma Telehealth Partnership Shows Promise in Canada

Optometrists, who conduct the initial screening, may benefit from greater patient retention in this shared-care approach, researchers suggest.
07/22/2021

Schlemm’s Canal Helps Predict SLT Outcomes

This finding was present on more than 50% of B-scans, indicating treatment success in juvenile-onset open-angle glaucoma, report shows.
07/22/2021

Microstent Plus Cataract Surgery Reduces Drop Dependence

Adding a drainage device to the procedure may eliminate need for drops in many cases up to 24 months.
07/21/2021

Understanding ONH Dynamics in Glaucoma and Beyond

Clinicians must know what a healthy optic nerve head looks like and how it functions before they can appreciate the dysfunction that happens with disease.
07/15/2021

Diagnosing Glaucoma: How to Steer Clear of Trouble

Here are several instances where conflicting or misleading information could lead you astray—and what to do about it.
07/15/2021

OCT Interpretation for Glaucoma: Don’t Get Fooled

Be thorough to identify any underlying causes of optic disc edema and ensure those issues are managed appropriately at the ED.
07/15/2021

Make Glaucoma Pay

Preventing claim rejections and audit exposure is key.
07/15/2021

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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August 26, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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