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Study: SAP, SD-OCT results must be considered with clinical picture

September 18, 2014

Researchers found both advantages and disadvantages in using standard automated perimetry and spectral domain optical coherence tomography in diagnosing glaucomatous optic neuropathy, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Glaucoma.

Rao and colleagues conducted an observational, cross-sectional study, evaluating 280 eyes of 175 patients that had been referred to a tertiary eye care facility for a glaucoma evaluation.

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Combined phaco, CLASS procedure reduces IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma

September 17, 2014
LONDON — CO₂ laser-assisted sclerectomy in combination with cataract surgery demonstrated efficacy in lowering IOP among patients with open-angle glaucoma…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Lens vault may play role in development of acute primary angle closure

September 17, 2014
Researchers found lens vault to be greater in eyes with acute primary angle closure vs. unaffected eyes in the same patient, according to a study recently published…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Corneal changes in children with glaucoma contribute to visual disability

September 16, 2014
A study recently published in Ophthalmology found that childhood glaucoma causes a significant increase in irregular astigmatism and posterior corneal elevation.Patil…
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Bacterial Conjunctivitis Challenge

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Study: SAP, SD-OCT results must be considered with clinical picture

September 18, 2014
Researchers found both advantages and disadvantages in using standard automated perimetry and spectral domain optical coherence tomography in…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Combined phaco, CLASS procedure reduces IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma

September 17, 2014
LONDON — CO₂ laser-assisted sclerectomy in combination with cataract surgery demonstrated efficacy in lowering IOP among patients with…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Lens vault may play role in development of acute primary angle closure

September 17, 2014
Researchers found lens vault to be greater in eyes with acute primary angle closure vs. unaffected eyes in the same patient, according to a study…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Corneal changes in children with glaucoma contribute to visual disability

September 16, 2014
A study recently published in Ophthalmology found that childhood glaucoma causes a significant increase in irregular astigmatism and posterior…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Exfoliation glaucoma patients older than POAG patients at diagnosis

September 15, 2014
Researchers noted no significant differences in optic neuropathy at the time of diagnosis in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and patients…
In the Journals

Hyaluronic acid useful in drug-releasing lenses

September 9, 2014
The addition of hyaluronic acid increased drug loading and release mass in silicone hydrogel contact lenses, according to a study recently published…
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SIGS live surgery at Kalpavriksha 2014

September 6, 2014
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB, started stab incision glaucoma surgery (SIGS) as a new option for a guarded filtration procedure. It involves the…

Aerie announces phase 3 registration trial of Rhopressa in Canada

September 5, 2014
Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced it recently initiated a phase 3 registration trial of Rhopressa, a once-daily, triple-action eye drop designed to…

Efficacy primary consideration with adjunctive therapies, survey finds

September 4, 2014
The majority of glaucoma specialists reported that efficacy was most important when prescribing adjunctive therapies for glaucoma when compared to…
In the Journals

High fluidic parameters associated with higher intraoperative IOP

August 29, 2014
High fluidic parameters such as high aspiration flow rate and bottle height led to higher IOP fluctuations during phacoemulsification, according to a…
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