Glaucoma: From Landmark Studies to Modern-day Care

While it’s important to remember where you come from, it’s also important to embrace where you’re going.

Epiretinal Membrane Surgery May Be Glaucoma Risk

In a five-year study, post-op patients saw significantly greater ganglion cell–inner plexiform layer thinning.

Glaucoma: A Family Affair

Familial history of the disease is a significant risk factor, a recent study finds.

Low Levels of BP and OPP Linked to Glaucoma Risk

Large study of Asian population highlights the disease’s relationship with blood flow.

Vertical Cup-to-disc Ratio Discrepancies Cause Worry

Researchers are concerned variation will affect outcomes for risk calculations for glaucoma.

Macular Pigment’s New Role in Glaucoma Research

Analysis of the area might be key to assess visual function in individuals.

iStent Use Can Reduce Need for Drops

Results persisted for two years in a new study.

POAG Patients Benefit from Meditation

Stress reduction shaved 6mm Hg from IOP and increased quality of life.

Angle Width Linked to Glaucoma Progression

IOP fluctuations could be the cause, study says.

Have a CyPass Patient? Here’s What to Do

ASCRS gives guidance for managing patients with the now-discontinued device.

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 14-15, 2018

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