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Lens extraction alone may treat selected cases of angle-closure glaucoma

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Lens extraction alone may effectively treat selected cases of angle-closure glaucoma, according to a speaker here…
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Primary angle-closure glaucoma most prevalent in Asian patients but growing worldwide

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Primary angle-closure glaucoma is estimated to affect 30 million individuals worldwide, 87% of whom are in Asia…
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No statistical difference found between glaucoma patients, controls in tear osmolarity study

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Glaucoma patients who underwent topical treatment did not have a statistical difference in osmolarity measurements…
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Imaging provides early, accurate assessment of glaucomatous changes in the optic disc

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Imaging technology provides objective, accurate and reproducible assessment of glaucomatous damage at an earlier stage of…
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Side effects of BAK in glaucoma medications lead to poor outcomes in filtration surgery

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The side effects of benzalkonium chloride are not only a major cause of failure of adherence and persistence in glaucoma…
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Clinician reviews pros, cons of glaucoma filtration device

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A filtration device has features that make it an attractive alternative to trabeculectomy, but questions remain regarding…
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Surveyed ophthalmologists report good quality of life, low burnout

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A survey study conducted at a glaucoma society meeting found that ophthalmologists are happy with their quality of life…
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Clinician outlines methods to improve glaucoma screening effectiveness

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2012
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Screening for eye diseases including glaucoma, focusing on moderate stages of the disease and viewing screening as a…