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Various IOP measurements appropriate for monitoring children

August 26, 2015

Read the Perspective from Blair Lonsberry, OD, FAAO

Rebound, noncontact and Goldmann applanation tonometries demonstrated similar results when measuring intraocular pressure in children, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Feng and colleagues conducted a diagnostic protocol comparison and evaluation to assess the various methods.

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Central corneal thickness associated with visual field progression

August 25, 2015
Researchers reported that thin central corneal thickness was associated with visual field progression in primary angle closure glaucoma in a study recently published in…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

SD-OCT imaging valid in identifying localized glaucomatous RNFL damage

August 21, 2015
High correlations between spectral domain optical coherence tomography retinal nerve fiber layer maps and photography in RNFL defects were reported in a study recently…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

OCT detects glaucomatous damage up to 8 years before visual field

August 19, 2015
Researchers were able to assess the thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer utilizing optical coherence tomography to detect glaucoma before the appearance of visual…
From The Editor
Educate patients on glaucoma’s role in quality of life

Educate patients on glaucoma’s role in quality of life

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
What is it we really want for our patients with glaucoma? Intraocular pressures within target range? Stable visual…
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PCON Reports
PCON August 2015

Clinicians agree quality of life is a vital part of comprehensive glaucoma care

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Most eye care providers agree that the goal of glaucoma care is to sustain a patient’s quality of life by…
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Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Various IOP measurements appropriate for monitoring children

August 26, 2015
Rebound, noncontact and Goldmann applanation tonometries demonstrated similar results when measuring intraocular pressure in children, according to a…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Central corneal thickness associated with visual field progression

August 25, 2015
Researchers reported that thin central corneal thickness was associated with visual field progression in primary angle closure glaucoma in a study…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

SD-OCT imaging valid in identifying localized glaucomatous RNFL damage

August 21, 2015
High correlations between spectral domain optical coherence tomography retinal nerve fiber layer maps and photography in RNFL defects were reported…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

OCT detects glaucomatous damage up to 8 years before visual field

August 19, 2015
Researchers were able to assess the thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer utilizing optical coherence tomography to detect glaucoma before the…
Educate patients on glaucoma’s role in quality of life From The Editor

Educate patients on glaucoma’s role in quality of life

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Michael D. DePaolis, OD, FAAO
What is it we really want for our patients with glaucoma? Intraocular pressures within target range? Stable visual field and optical coherence…
PCON August 2015 PCON Reports

Clinicians agree quality of life is a vital part of comprehensive glaucoma care

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Most eye care providers agree that the goal of glaucoma care is to sustain a patient’s quality of life by preserving vision, and some also…
Breaking News

Health Canada approves use of iStent inject

August 14, 2015
Health Canada has approved iStent inject to be used as standalone procedure or in conjunction with cataract surgery to reduce IOP, according to a…
In the Journals

Nonabsorbable uveoscleral implant increases outflow, reduces IOP

August 11, 2015
Deep sclerectomy with a nonabsorbable uveoscleral implant increased trabecular and uveoscleral outflow and reduced IOP in patients with open-angle…
Breaking News

Enrollment complete for Glaukos iStent inject pivotal trial

August 7, 2015
Enrollment in an investigational device exemption trial for the iStent inject is complete, according to a Glaukos press release.The prospective…
Breaking News

Aerie to collaborate with GrayBug for novel delivery of ophthalmic treatments

August 6, 2015
Aerie Pharmaceuticals and GrayBug announced a partnership and licensing agreement to collaborate on delivery technologies for Aerie’s…
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