European Glaucoma Society

Healio brings you the highlights from European Glaucoma Society. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from EGS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Health economic analysis shows high return on investment from glaucoma treatment

July 5, 2016
PRAGUE — Treating glaucoma saves sight and money and should be seen as an investment rather than a burden, according to one speaker here at the…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses new endpoints in glaucoma clinical trials

July 3, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Francesca Cordeiro, MD, speaks about new endpoints in glaucoma clinical trials and their impact…
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VIDEO: Speaker shares views on generic glaucoma medications

July 2, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Anton Hommer, MD, expresses the importance of prescribing glaucoma patients brand name glaucoma…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses MIGS techniques to control IOP

July 2, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Julian García Feijoo, MD, PhD, talks about minimally invasive glaucoma surgery techniques for…
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Cost-effectiveness of general population screening for glaucoma unproven, difficult to evaluate

July 1, 2016
PRAGUE — Systematic screening has so far failed to prove cost-effective and to improve the management of glaucoma in clinical practice…
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VIDEO: Speaker encourages colleagues to address challenges to personal beliefs

June 30, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, George Spaeth, MD, shares wisdom about the process of believing what is taught and…
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Glaucoma patient shares thoughts on improving communication with physicians at EGS meeting

June 30, 2016
PRAGUE — Thorough and understandable information, clear answers, listening, dialogue and respect are what patients need to effectively manage…
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EAGLE trial: Lens extraction superior to iridotomy in patients with angle-closure glaucoma

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — Lens extraction in angle-closure glaucoma is associated with better clinical outcomes and patient-reported outcomes than laser…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses pros, cons of MIGS

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Norbert Pfeiffer, MD, talks about the pros and cons of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.
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VIDEO: Speaker presents interim results of phase 4 clinical trial of Xen gel stent

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Ingeborg Stalmans, MD, PhD, shares positive 1-year interim data from the ongoing phase 4 clinical…