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Diabetes associated with increased glaucoma risk, researchers report

October 24, 2014

Diabetes, diabetes duration and fasting glucose levels are associated with a significantly increased risk of glaucoma, according to a study recently published in Ophthalmology.

Zhao and colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 47 studies that included 2,981,342 participants from 16 counties to determine the association of glaucoma, intraocular pressure and ocular hypertension with diabetes and blood glucose levels.

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Allergan president looks to future in ophthalmology

October 24, 2014
CHICAGO — Douglas J. Ingram, president of Allergan, discusses the company's products at the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Prevent Blindness increases attention toward diabetic eye disease

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Prevent Blindness has declared November as Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month to assist in educating the public on diabetes prevention plans, potential risk factors…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Allergan president looks to future in ophthalmology

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CHICAGO — Douglas J. Ingram, president of Allergan, discusses the company's products at the American Academy of…
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