Savak "Sev" Teymoorian, MD, MBA, focuses his blog on the latest glaucoma medications, treatment strategies and surgical advances.

BLOG: Dear MIGS, look at how quickly you have grown

September 18, 2017

One of the most rewarding aspects of being an adult is watching our children grow up, whether they are our own or those you know closely. Every day the world becomes…

BLOG: Get under your shelter, the glaucoma storm is upon us

May 16, 2017

If you haven’t remained current with what is going on in the field of glaucoma, then you might have woken up in the eye of the hurricane. It actually started…

BLOG: Using ERG to be proactive as opposed to reactive in glaucoma

January 27, 2017

The concept of “structure vs. function” is commonly discussed in glaucoma. The thinking behind it revolves around the fact that structural changes, including…

BLOG: The view is everything for both cataract and glaucoma surgery

January 5, 2017

The use of cataract surgery in the management of glaucoma, especially as first-line surgical intervention, is gaining rapid momentum for several reasons. Not only do we…

BLOG: We have the Xen gel stent — the Triforce is now complete

December 27, 2016

This holiday season may be one of the best ever for glaucoma patients and the doctors who care for them. The FDA approval of the Xen gel stent from Allergan now…

BLOG: Roclatan — Works like a combo, acts like a prostaglandin

September 27, 2016

The initial therapy for standard of care in glaucoma has been topical drops for a very long time. Although we are constantly working on better ways to deliver…

BLOG: All aboard! The MIGS train is in the station

August 4, 2016

Over the past few years, the momentum for microinvasive glaucoma surgery has rapidly increased. However, the practical application has been different from the…

BLOG: I know this may sound strange, Mrs. Smith, but how about we decrease your medications today?

July 7, 2016

Over the last 10 to 15 years, procedures such as LASIK and intravitreal injections have started to change patient perception on ophthalmic care. There is now growing…

BLOG: Hey doc, you should see the view from here

June 13, 2016

Whether ophthalmologists are ready or not, there will be a large increase in the number of glaucoma patients in the near future. There are two major factors driving this…

BLOG: Get AMPED up

June 1, 2016

Within the last few years, there has been significant innovation in the field of glaucoma care. What is currently available, along with the products working their way…