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Patient compliance improves with use of generic glaucoma drugs

February 20, 2015

Read the Perspective from Blair Lonsberry, OD, FAAO

Patients who switched to generic latanoprost were more likely to adhere to their drug regimens, according to a study recently published in Ophthalmology.

Stein and colleagues conducted a longitudinal cohort analysis of 8,427 patients older than 40 years with open-angle glaucoma.

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Glaucoma surgery associated with IOP rise in fellow eye

February 19, 2015
Following glaucoma surgery in one eye, researchers found that intraocular pressure rose in the fellow eye, according to a study recently published in the Journal of
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Autologous serum eye drops safe, effective for dry eye

February 10, 2015
Researchers determined that 50% autologous serum eye drops were both effective and safe as a long-term treatment option for dry eye disease in a study recently published…

Envisia initiates phase 2a clinical trial for glaucoma treatment

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Envisia Therapeutics has initiated a phase 2a clinical trial of ENV515, a possible treatment for patients with glaucoma, the company announced in a press release.The…
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Patient compliance improves with use of generic glaucoma drugs

February 20, 2015
Patients who switched to generic latanoprost were more likely to adhere to their drug regimens, according to a study recently published in…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma surgery associated with IOP rise in fellow eye

February 19, 2015
Following glaucoma surgery in one eye, researchers found that intraocular pressure rose in the fellow eye, according to a study recently published in…
In the Journals

Autologous serum eye drops safe, effective for dry eye

February 10, 2015
Researchers determined that 50% autologous serum eye drops were both effective and safe as a long-term treatment option for dry eye disease in a…

Envisia initiates phase 2a clinical trial for glaucoma treatment

February 9, 2015
Envisia Therapeutics has initiated a phase 2a clinical trial of ENV515, a possible treatment for patients with glaucoma, the company announced in a…
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FDA approves anti-allergy agent from Alcon

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Visual field preserved significantly longer in patients treated with latanoprost

January 29, 2015
Open-angle glaucoma patients who lowered their intraocular pressure with latanoprost demonstrated more visual field preservation than a placebo…

January print issue of PCON now available online

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The January 2015 print issue of Primary Care Optometry News tackles topics from myopia control to cyberliability to treating presbyopia with topical…
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BLOG: Uveitis treatment comes into the modern age

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Nepafenac potentiates prostaglandin analogs in POAG

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The ocular nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory nepafenac aided the efficacy of prostaglandin analogs, according to a study recently published in the…
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Latanoprostene bunod effectively reduces IOP

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A study comparing four concentrations of latanoprostene bunod with latanoprost 0.005% showed that latanoprostene bunod 0.024% led to significantly…
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