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Presenter: ‘Room for growth’ for optometry in glaucoma care

October 16, 2017

CHICAGO – Ophthalmologists submit a “much higher percentage” of Medicare claims for glaucoma testing, according to Mark W. Swanson, OD, MSPH, FAAO, in a presentation here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

At an academy-sponsored press conference, Swanson shared his analysis of 2014 Medicare part B claims from optometrists and ophthalmologists for fundus photography, threshold visual fields, optic nerve optical coherence tomography, gonioscopy and pachymetry.

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FDA committee gives push forward for Aerie's Rhopressa

October 13, 2017
The FDA’s Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee voted favorably on questions of efficacy regarding Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ glaucoma drug…
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MIGS comanagement ‘next horizon’ for optometry

October 12, 2017
CHICAGO – J. James Thimons, OD, a founding partner in a large multidisciplinary secondary and tertiary practice, said the comanagement of micro-invasive glaucoma…
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Presenter: Reduce the dry eye burden in glaucoma therapy

October 11, 2017
CHICAGO – “We have good glaucoma medications. Each is a tool, but they’re a tool with cutting edges,” Robert D. Fechtner, MD, told attendees at…
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Diabetic Eye Disease Consults – Volume 2, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: Documentary tells the story of vision

September 19, 2017
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VIDEO: In-office ERG allows treatment before tissue loss in glaucoma

June 9, 2017
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