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Study finds SD-OCT most reliable test

July 27, 2016

Researchers found that spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, when used alone, had better expert agreement when comparing its diagnostic performance with stereoscopic disc photographs and automated perimetry in differentiating individuals with early glaucoma from suspects.

The study from Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science compared 46 eyes from 46 patients with suspicious optic nerves who had previously underwent spectral-domain optical coherence tomography scans, 24-2 visual fields and optic disc photographs.

In the Journals

Use of EHRs, CPOE associated with physician burnout, dissatisfaction

July 27, 2016
Physicians reported low satisfaction with their electronic health records and computerized physician order entry, according to findings published in Mayo Clinic
Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

Are the holiday baskets really worth the risk?

July 27, 2016
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of…

Think About Your Eyes campaign increases online impact

July 27, 2016
The national Think About Your Eyes campaign has reached a milestone of 2.5 million visitors to its website since its launch. Recently, the campaign also gained Johnson…

Sight Sciences receives IDE approval to initiate clinical trial of ab interno canaloplasty system vs. SLT

July 27, 2016
Sight Sciences received full investigational device exemption approval from the FDA to initiate a clinical trial comparing ab interno canaloplasty and selective laser…
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In the Journals

Macular carotenoids can have positive effects on visual function

July 19, 2016
Researchers found that in subjects free of retinal disease and with low macular pigment, supplementation with a…
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Meeting News Coverage

Latanoprostene bunod reduces IOP, ocular hypertension

July 20, 2016
BOSTON – Once daily latanoprostene bunod 0.024%, taken in the evening, reduced IOP in subjects with open angle…
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Optometry's Meeting 2016

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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Perimetry detects progression before photography in eyes with field loss

July 21, 2016
Progression in the visual field was detected first, more than four times as often as progression in the optic disc, in…
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