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VIDEO: ODs must learn to comanage glaucoma procedures

NEW YORK – Justin Schweitzer, OD, discussed the importance of collaborative care in glaucoma here at Vision Expo East.

Different types of minimally invasive glaucoma procedures are appropriate for different patients, depending on the extent of their disease, he said. Optometrists should recognize common postoperative issues such as mild hyphemas and IOP spikes, and establish new baseline testing for IOP, visual fields and OCTs.

 

NEW YORK – Justin Schweitzer, OD, discussed the importance of collaborative care in glaucoma here at Vision Expo East.

Different types of minimally invasive glaucoma procedures are appropriate for different patients, depending on the extent of their disease, he said. Optometrists should recognize common postoperative issues such as mild hyphemas and IOP spikes, and establish new baseline testing for IOP, visual fields and OCTs.

 

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