American Glaucoma Society Meeting

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Meeting News

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…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: OCT enables observation of trabecular meshwork flow in glaucoma

March 11, 2018
NEW YORK — At the American Glaucoma Society meeting here, Murray Johnstone, MD, discusses research he and his colleagues are performing with…
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VIDEO: Atlas aims to educate clinicians in evaluating OCT images for glaucoma

March 10, 2018
NEW YORK — At the American Glaucoma Society meeting here, Christopher A. Girkin, MD, MSPH, discusses the launch of the Glaucoma Imaging
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Roclatan maintains IOP-lowering effect at 1 year

March 8, 2018
NEW YORK — A once-daily fixed dose of Roclatan for patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma demonstrated statistically…
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Machine learning may open new opportunities for telemedicine, screening

March 8, 2018
NEW YORK — Advances in optic disc analysis software may soon offer new possibilities for telemedicine and screening patients for early signs of…
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Cheapest glaucoma therapies unaffordable in developing countries

March 7, 2018
NEW YORK — Timolol was the cheapest glaucoma therapy in 38 countries examined but was unaffordable for patients in several developing countries…

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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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