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American Glaucoma Society (AGS) 2016 Annual Meeting

March 03 - 06, 2016; Fort Lauderdale, Florida

March 03 - 06, 2016 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • AGS Serious Complications With Baerveldt vs Ahmed at 5 Years Rates of vision-threatening complications and the need for reoperation were higher with the Baerveldt than the Ahmed implant in patients with refractory glaucoma at 5-year follow-up.
  • AGS Gum Disease Connected to Open-Angle Glaucoma Recent tooth loss and periodontal disease appears to be associated with the risk for primary open-angle glaucoma, especially cases with early paracentral visual field loss, new research shows.
  • AGS Benefit Persists After Prostaglandin Stopped in Glaucoma For patients with primary open-angle glaucoma, the drop in intraocular pressure seen with prostaglandin analog therapy can last for weeks after treatment has been discontinued, new research shows.

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