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Systemic β-blockers have little effect on IOP reduction

May 23, 2017

Nonselective systemic -blocker intake showed a clinically relevant association and a borderline significant trend with IOP decrease, while the use of cardioselective -blockers and all other cardiovascular medication did not, according to researchers.

In contrast to published literature, the researchers found no association between systemic -blocker intake and lower IOP in non-glaucoma subjects, according to research in British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Two iStent procedure may be more cost-efficient than other IOP-lowering treatments

May 23, 2017
In treating elevated IOP in open-angle glaucoma patients, two iStent trabecular micro-bypass stents had a lower projected cumulative cost after 5 years compared with…
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VIDEO: In-office electrophysiology helps detect, monitor glaucoma damage

May 23, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Brian A. Francis, MD, MS, discusses how in-office electrophysiology using pattern…
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High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017
A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans. Positive correlations were found with age, education and…
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Diabetic Eye Disease - Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: CLASS an efficacious IOP-lowering procedure

May 7, 2017
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VIDEO: Pulsed laser glaucoma treatment reduces IOP, medications

May 22, 2017
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Systemic β-blockers have little effect on IOP reduction

May 23, 2017
Nonselective systemic -blocker intake showed a clinically relevant association and a borderline significant trend with IOP decrease, while the use of…

Two iStent procedure may be more cost-efficient than other IOP-lowering treatments

May 23, 2017
In treating elevated IOP in open-angle glaucoma patients, two iStent trabecular micro-bypass stents had a lower projected cumulative cost after 5…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: In-office electrophysiology helps detect, monitor glaucoma damage

May 23, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Brian A. Francis, MD, MS, discusses how in-office…

In the Journals

High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017
A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans. Positive correlations were found with age…

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VIDEO: Pulsed laser glaucoma treatment reduces IOP, medications

May 22, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Rolando Toyos, MD, discusses his work with pulsed laser in…

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VIDEO: LensGen founder discusses impact of funding on IOL development

May 17, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery here, Ramgopal Rao, LensGen’s CEO and founder, discusses the…

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VIDEO: Real-world Xen glaucoma implant technique improves on FDA-approved technique

May 16, 2017
BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH, discusses an FDA-approved…

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Study examines growth trends of anterior segment anatomy

May 15, 2017
BALTIMORE — Anterior segment anatomy and structural changes with eye growth show logarithmic growth trends, with maximal growth rates in the…

Optometric Glaucoma Society launches foundation

May 15, 2017
The Optometric Glaucoma Society announced that it is launching the Optometric Glaucoma Foundation to support education for optometrists. The newly…

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Micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation reduces IOP in advanced primary open angle glaucoma

May 12, 2017
LOS ANGELES — Micropulse transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation is a safe and promising IOP-lowering treatment for patients with…

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