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VIDEO: Surgeon presents phase 3 clinical trial results of Rhopressa

May 24, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, L. Jay Katz, MD, FACS, discusses phase 3 clinical trial results of Aerie Pharmaceuticals' netarsudil ophthalmic solution 0.02%, also called Rhopressa, for lowering IOP in glaucoma patients.

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Clear lens extraction after laser peripheral iridotomy significantly reduces IOP

May 24, 2016
Clear lens extraction not only reduced IOP, but also caused angle widening and reduced the requirement for ocular hypotensive medications in eyes with primary angle…
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VIDEO: Cyclo G6 reduces IOP without heat of traditional laser

May 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In a study using the Iridex Cyclo G6 system with the MicroPulse P3 probe to reduce IOP in a cohort of glaucoma patients, IOP lowering was “very…
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Glaucoma more common in those who are older, African American, poorer

May 17, 2016
Researchers found a higher prevalence of glaucoma in people who are older, are of black race and have lower income levels and identified a novel association between…

Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016
Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA…
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AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016
The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available…
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Routine eye exams detect new eye conditions in asymptomatic patients

May 27, 2016
Researchers found that more than half of the asymptomatic patients who presented for a routine eye exam had a change in…
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VIDEO: Surgeon presents phase 3 clinical trial results of Rhopressa

May 24, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, L. Jay Katz, MD, FACS, discusses phase 3 clinical trial results of…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Clear lens extraction after laser peripheral iridotomy significantly reduces IOP

May 24, 2016
Clear lens extraction not only reduced IOP, but also caused angle widening and reduced the requirement for ocular hypotensive medications in eyes…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Cyclo G6 reduces IOP without heat of traditional laser

May 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In a study using the Iridex Cyclo G6 system with the MicroPulse P3 probe to reduce IOP in a cohort of glaucoma patients, IOP…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma more common in those who are older, African American, poorer

May 17, 2016
Researchers found a higher prevalence of glaucoma in people who are older, are of black race and have lower income levels and identified a novel…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Obstructive sleep apnea associated with decreased retinal nerve fiber layer thickness

May 17, 2016
Patients with sleep apnea may have an increased risk for loss of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, according to a study. Researchers from Sun…

Emerging best practices improve ocular surface outcomes in glaucoma patients

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Ian Benjamin Gaddie, OD
Ocular surface diseases, such as dry eye disease, can be caused by a number of triggers, including glaucoma treatment, allergies, computer use, the…

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Study labels laser trabeculoplasty as adjunctive, not alternative, glaucoma treatment

May 12, 2016
SEATTLE – A retrospective analysis has found that 3 months after laser trabeculoplasty, 60% of open-angle glaucoma patients were prescribed at…

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VIDEO: Lecturer discusses use of OCT for making clinical decisions in glaucoma

May 12, 2016
PARIS — At the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology, Balwantray C. Chauhan, PhD, guest lecturer of the French Glaucoma Society, discusses…

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Glaucoma a common finding after KPro implantation

May 11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — One in four eyes with pre-existing glaucoma may develop worsening disease after implantation with the Boston type 1…

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VIDEO: Early use of SLT may preserve outflow pathway for MIGS

May 9, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, reflects on Glaucoma Day and discusses…

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