Glaucoma

Clear lens extraction surgery: Pinpointing the optimal time in glaucoma patients

The traditional treatment for primary angle-closure (PAC) and PAC glaucoma (PACG) is laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) to facilitate aqueous outflow followed by medical treatment with drops to decrease the intraocular pressure (IOP).

Glaucoma and dry eye present double trouble for patients, ophthalmologists

Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD, in a presentation at the 25th annual Glaucoma Symposium at the Glaucoma 360 virtual annual event, noted that concomitant treatment of both glaucoma and dry eye is key.

Analyzing effects of corneal biomechanics on IOP

Robert L. Stamper, MD, discusses the findings of a study analyzing the effects of corneal mechanics on IOP, presented during the virtual Glaucoma 360 meeting.

Treating PAC, PAC glaucoma with CLE

January 23, 2021

During the 2021 Glaucoma 360 meeting, Ruth D. Williams, MD, speaks on the highlights and key findings from the EAGLE study, which showed clear lens extraction surgery may be a better initial treatment for some glaucoma patients.

Evaluating long-term safety of micro-bypass implant with phaco in PXG

December 12, 2020

Tanner Ferguson, MD, Cole Eye Institute, discusses findings from the study "Trabecular Micro-bypass Stent Implantation (iStent)" + Phacoemulsification in PXG: Six-Year Outcomes," during the virtual AAO 2020 meeting.