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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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Perspectives on Glaucoma

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…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Cataract surgery lowers IOP more in patients with higher pre-op IOP

October 23, 2014
Patients with chronic angle-closure glaucoma and narrow angles may benefit greatly from cataract surgery, according to a study recently published in…
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Glaucoma products in the pipeline for Aerie

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