Glaucoma

Open-angle Glaucoma Degrades Vision Faster Than Angle-Closure

A study shows the rate of field loss for each condition.
12/14/2018

Glaucoma and Depression Can Go Hand In Hand

Risk factors include low income and living alone.
12/03/2018

Sonographic Study Supports Optic Cup Evaluation

When media opacity or economic conditions preclude traditional methods, this can be a good alternative.
11/29/2018

Arabic Eyes With PACG Have Thinnest CCT

Study sheds light on the importance of acknowledging ethnicity when managing glaucoma.
11/21/2018

How Your Pillow Impacts Glaucoma

Where you lay your head may not be best for your eyes.
11/16/2018

Cyclodestructive Laser Procedure: High Risk, High Reward

A small study found it reduced IOP by almost 50%—but is associated with vision loss in a third of patients.
11/15/2018

Effect of Caffeine on IOP Depends on Daily Consumption

The higher the intake, the higher the pressure.
11/15/2018

Small-particle Air Pollution May Affect IOP Increase

Monitoring carbon exposure and physiological oxidative stress may prevent glaucoma development and progression.
11/14/2018

More Evidence of Ocular Perfusion Pressure’s Link to POAG

A new 10,000-patient study documents the connection.
11/12/2018

New Mexico Team Moves in on Glaucoma Staging System

Researchers discover a way to estimate vision-related quality of life, which tends to correlate with disease severity.
11/08/2018

Upcoming Events

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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