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Researchers identify protein related to glaucoma

July 6, 2015

Researchers at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute found that a specific protein was present in eyes before the development of glaucoma, according to a press release recently issued by the hospital.

As detailed in the release, researchers discovered that the protein, cochlin, increased before patients experienced a rise in intraocular pressure.

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VIDEO: A novel approach to ab interno trabeculotomy

July 6, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Savak "Sev" Teymoorian, MD, MBA, discusses ab interno trabeculotomy using the TRAB360 trabeculotomy instrument (Sight Sciences).
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VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls for treating cataract and retinal diseases

July 5, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John D. Hyatt, MD, discusses important information for the comprehensive ophthalmologist to know when treating cataract and retinal…
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VIDEO: Update on the diagnosis and management of meibomian gland dysfunction

July 4, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Heather M. Skeens, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction.
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AOA board predicts future of optometry, outlines its involvement

July 3, 2015
SEATTLE – Optometry’s Meeting attendees had a unique opportunity to present questions directly to the entire American Optometric Association Board of…
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Rich Mangan

VIDEO: Anisocoria may indicate serious systemic conditions

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Rich Mangan, OD, said optometrists can pick up subtle changes that…
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Eye proves to be a key component of effective concussion diagnosis, treatment

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2015
The eye and the visual system have become a focus in methods to assess, diagnose, treat and manage concussions, and…
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VIDEO: Optometry has a role in treating balance, vestibular issues

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – Optometrists should be involved in or at least in the loop in providing care to patients with…
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