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Central vision loss affects daily tasks more than peripheral

March 28, 2017

Patients with central vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration have greater difficulty in visually guided manual prehension and object placement as compared to patients with peripheral visual field loss caused by glaucoma, a study showed.

The study was conducted on 17 glaucoma patients with peripheral field loss (PFL), 17 AMD patients with central field loss (CFL) and 10 age-matched controls.

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IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

March 27, 2017
Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the clinical management of…

Nemus, Nanomerics to develop ocular formulation for glaucoma treatment

March 24, 2017
Nemus Bioscience and Nanomerics have signed a development agreement to develop a topical ocular formulation of tetrahydracannabinol-valine-hemisuccinate, according to a…
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Researchers recommend frequency for perimetry

March 24, 2017
Researchers used computer simulation and mean deviation trend analysis to recommend two baseline visual field tests, then one every 6 months in the first year for newly…
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Eye on an Enigma: New Mechanisms of Action in the Medical Management of Glaucoma

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

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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Central vision loss affects daily tasks more than peripheral

March 28, 2017
Patients with central vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration have greater difficulty in visually guided manual prehension and object…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

March 27, 2017
Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the…

Nemus, Nanomerics to develop ocular formulation for glaucoma treatment

March 24, 2017
Nemus Bioscience and Nanomerics have signed a development agreement to develop a topical ocular formulation of…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Researchers recommend frequency for perimetry

March 24, 2017
Researchers used computer simulation and mean deviation trend analysis to recommend two baseline visual field tests, then one every 6 months in the…

In the Journals

Combined procedures do not increase risk of pseudophakic CME

March 22, 2017
The combination of ab interno glaucoma surgery with phacoemulsification does not increase the risk of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema as compared…

FDA sets Aug. 24 as PDUFA date for latanoprostene bunod

March 21, 2017
The FDA has set Aug. 24 for its decision on the new drug application for latanoprostene bunod, according to a press release from Bausch + Lomb and…

In the Journals

Fornix-based, limbal-based flaps for trabeculectomy yield similar IOP control, number of bleb failures

March 20, 2017
A systematic review of randomized controlled trials found similar efficacy of trabeculectomy performed with fornix-based and limbal-based…

Florida scope expansion bill makes progress in House

March 17, 2017
Legislation that would grant the Florida Board of Optometry sole authority in defining the practice of optometry and allow certified optometrists to…

Study highlights potential of alternative anti-inflammatory agent

March 17, 2017
A single postoperative injection of XG-102 was non-inferior to dexamethasone eye drops in the management of surgery-induced ocular inflammation in a…

AMA approves extensions for three Category III CPT codes for MIGS devices

March 17, 2017
The AMA has granted a 5-year extension to three Category III CPT codes that describe insertion of aqueous drainage devices into the anterior chamber…

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