American Glaucoma Society Meeting

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Machine-to-machine learning may lead to improved grading of disc photos

March 27, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A machine-to-machine method of deep learning may lead to a more accurate way to estimate the presence of glaucoma from…
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IOP decrease maintained with Xen45

March 26, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Decrease in IOP as well as medication burden was sustained over a 12-month period in eyes implanted with the Xen45 gel stent…
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Prophylactic laser peripheral iridotomy may be overused

March 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — As a prophylactic measure in patients labeled primary angle-closure suspects, laser peripheral iridotomy may be overused, a…
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Dysphotopsias after LPI tend to resolve

March 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Most patients who report new dysphotopsias after laser peripheral iridotomy for primary angle-closure glaucoma can be reassured…
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Hydrus reduces medication burden in COMPARE trial

March 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Medication burden was significantly reduced more in glaucomatous eyes implanted with the Hydrus device vs. two iStent devices…
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iStent inject reduces IOP relative to starting pressure

March 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Decrease in IOP attributable to phacoemulsification “maxes out” regardless of starting baseline pressure, whereas…
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Kahook Dual Blade reduces IOP with and without phaco

March 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The Kahook Dual Blade procedure, with or without phacoemulsification, reduced IOP at 18 months, even more so in eyes with…
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Long-term IOP control maintained with tube surgery in uveitic eyes

March 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Glaucoma drainage implants maintain long-term control of IOP in uveitic eyes with fluocinolone acetonide implants, according to…
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Incidence of newly diagnosed glaucoma after phaco greater in eyes with pseudoexfoliation

March 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — More new cases of glaucoma were diagnosed in pseudoexfoliation eyes compared with control eyes after phacoemulsification…
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Aerie looks ahead to Rocklatan launch

March 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Upon FDA approval of the fixed-dose glaucoma treatment Rocklatan, Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ next step is launching the…

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American Glaucoma Society

March 14, 2019 - March 17, 2019

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  • Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel, 780 Mission St.; San Francisco, California
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