Glaucoma Perspective

 
 
  • ECP Plus Cataract Extraction in Glaucoma Patients What is the efficacy of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation plus cataract extraction in reducing intraocular pressure and medication burden in glaucoma?
  • 5 Key Ophthalmology Takeaways: ASCRS 2016 Attendees in New Orleans were greeted with innovative theories and technologies that may change our treatment of glaucoma, cataracts, corneal ectasia, and other ophthalmic conditions.
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma Treated With MicroPulse Laser How does MicroPulse laser trabeculoplasty compare with argon laser trabeculoplasty and selective laser trabeculoplasty in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma?
  • American Glaucoma Society (AGS) 2016 Annual Meeting Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AGS 2016.
  • Unilateral Glaucoma? A 44-year-old man presents with blurred vision in one eye that is worse in the morning. What is the cause of his visual complaint?
  • Anti-VEGF Agents for Neovascular Glaucoma Intraocular anti-VEGF agents have been used for years to lower VEGF levels, but what is their actual role in the treatment of neovascular glaucoma, and how effective are they?
  • Is Cataract Surgery Safe for Patients With Wet AMD? Does cataract surgery contribute to the progression of wet age-related macular degeneration?
  • Bias and Burnout: Evil Twins The Medscape 2016 Lifestyle Report surveyed physicians about perceptions of their own burnout and their biases toward patients. Are the two factors linked?
  • Ophthalmic Surgery: What's Hot Outside the United States Five of the most breathtaking developments in ophthalmic surgery that are currently being investigated in Europe are presented.
  • Better Imaging, Better Detection and Treatment   Dr Julia Haller and her colleagues at Wills Eye Hospital provide a recap on the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, including advances in imaging that are revolutionizing the field.
  • How Medicare Reimbursement Cuts Are Reshaping Ophthalmology Medicare reimbursement for common ophthalmology procedures will be cut 19%-68% in 2016 and 2017, in addition to many cuts in 2015. Here's the rationale and how ophthalmologists are likely to respond.
  • Imaging for Glaucoma Diagnosis Is OCT becoming the gold standard for glaucoma diagnosis? Not so fast, say Drs Rhee and Patel, as they discuss the complex challenges of glaucoma care.
  • Is Trabectome Effective After Failed Tube-Shunt Surgery? A 1-year follow-up study looks at intraocular pressure reductions and medication reliance in patients undergoing this procedure for refractory glaucoma eyes after failed aqueous shunt implantation.
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2015 Annual Meeting Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAO 2015.
  • Advances in the Past 20 Years of Ophthalmology   In honor of Medscape's 20th anniversary, Dr Julia Haller discusses advances in ophthalmology with her colleagues from the cataract, glaucoma, retina, and cornea services at Wills Eye Hospital.
  • Comparing Concentrations of MMC for Primary Trabeculectomy Which concentrations and times of exposure of mitomycin C have greater safety and efficacy during trabeculectomy?
  • Supraciliary Stents in Open-Angle Glaucoma Is the CyPass Micro-Stent effective as a stand-alone treatment for open-angle glaucoma?
  • Anterior Segment Surgery: Discussion and Debate During a lively session at this year's ASCRS meeting, some of today's top controversies in anterior segment surgery were discussed. Dr Roger Steinert provides a recap.
  • Bringing Eye Care to the Community   A collaboration between Wills Eye Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention helps underserved, high-risk patients to be treated for glaucoma through a community outreach program.
  • Laser Iridotomy in Pigment Dispersion Syndrome Can this procedure prevent progression to pigmentary glaucoma or ocular hypertension? A 10-year study has the answers.
 
 
 
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