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Structural, functional asymmetry associated in glaucoma patients

November 20, 2014

DENVER – Researchers found significant associations between decreasing visual field sensitivity and increasing structural asymmetry, according to a presentation at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Ellen M. Beebe, OD, discussed the study with Primary Care Optometry News following the meeting.

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POAG patients experience faster thinning of retinal nerve fiber layer

November 19, 2014
DENVER – The retinal nerve fiber layer demonstrated more deterioration in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma compared to normal eyes, according to a speaker…
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Speakers share latest research on cannabinoids

November 18, 2014
DENVER – Three presenters here at the American Academy of Optometry plenary session discussed the dangers of recreational use of cannabinoids and the potential…
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Heidelberg upgrades Spectralis glaucoma module

November 18, 2014
DENVER – The Glaucoma Module Premium Edition for Heidelberg Engineering’s Spectralis is pending 510 clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Glaucoma products in the pipeline for Aerie

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, Vicente Anido Jr., PhD, CEO of Aerie Pharmaceuticals discusses…
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Structural, functional asymmetry associated in glaucoma patients

November 20, 2014
DENVER – Researchers found significant associations between decreasing visual field sensitivity and increasing structural asymmetry, according…
Meeting News Coverage

POAG patients experience faster thinning of retinal nerve fiber layer

November 19, 2014
DENVER – The retinal nerve fiber layer demonstrated more deterioration in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma compared to normal eyes…
Prakash Nagarkatti, PhD Meeting News Coverage

Speakers share latest research on cannabinoids

November 18, 2014
DENVER – Three presenters here at the American Academy of Optometry plenary session discussed the dangers of recreational use of cannabinoids…
Meeting News Coverage

Heidelberg upgrades Spectralis glaucoma module

November 18, 2014
DENVER – The Glaucoma Module Premium Edition for Heidelberg Engineering’s Spectralis is pending 510 clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug…
Meeting News Coverage

Optic disc size important in accurate glaucoma diagnosis, study finds

November 15, 2014
DENVER – Optic nerve evaluations for glaucoma must include optic disc size evaluations, according to a speaker here at the American Academy of…
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Macular thickness decreases, asymmetry increases in POAG patients

November 15, 2014
DENVER – Patients with primary open-angle glaucoma experienced several changes in macular thickness compared to control patients, according to…
In the Journals

Intraluminal shunt occlusion controls IOP, minimizes hypotony

November 13, 2014
Intraluminal occlusion of a glaucoma shunt enabled controlled IOP reduction and low rates of hypotony and other complications, according to a…
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Diurnal rhythms are likely driven by the eye

November 13, 2014
Michael Twa, OD, PhD, FAAO, said at the Optometric Glaucoma Society meeting that an understanding of how intraocular pressure varies throughout the…
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Questions remain regarding continuous IOP monitoring

November 12, 2014
DENVER – A number of technologies to continuously measure intraocular pressure are being developed. Here at the Optometric Glaucoma Society…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Confocal scanning laser tomography useful in glaucoma management, study shows

October 27, 2014
Confocal scanning laser tomography would be useful in assisting clinicians in predicting future visual field conversion, according to a study…
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