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CLINICAL

Ubiquitous steroid use posing unwitting cause for glaucomaAll corticosteroids matter when it comes to the risk of an intraocular pressure (IOP) response, and that is an important point for ophthalmologists to remember because opportunities for corticosteroid exposure are growing.
OCT imaging yields better visualizationFuture increases in imaging speed will improve performance and functionality for OCT and OCT angiography (OCTA), said James Fujimoto, PhD.
Lifestyle modifications may help control glaucoma progressionYvonne Ou, MD, gives patients advice about physical activity, body positions to avoid, leafy green vegetables, caffeine, and blood pressure treatment–as suggestions to help patients control their glaucoma progression.
Home-monitoring devices offer better insight to figure out IOPL. Jay Katz, MD. outlined the benefits of home IOP monitoring. These devices will offer a wealth of information that should lead to increased understanding of glaucoma and better patient care.
End-stage glaucoma requires outside-of-the-box managementAlthough the aim of glaucoma management is to maintain visual function, the role of the ophthalmologist does not end once a patient has lost useful vision. Robert L. Stamper, MD, discussed care for patients with end-stage glaucoma.
Evolution in glaucoma surgery mounting with MIGS proceduresAn expanding armamentarium of minimally invasive and micro-invasive glaucoma surgery procedures is transforming glaucoma management.
Welcome to the 2017 Glaucoma 360Adrienne Graves, PhD, and Andrew Iwach, MD, welcome attendees to Glaucoma 360 with their focus set on next year's conference, February 9, 2018 in San Francisco.
5 observations about corticosteroids for DME treatmentFindings from studies investigating intravitreal corticosteroids for treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) provide information about their efficacy and safety, including some understanding of how they compare with anti-VEGF therapy.
5 reasons to upgrade patients from monovision to multifocalsMany optometrists use the “if it aint broke, don’t fix it” excuse for not fitting multifocals. It is time for ODs to get comfortable with multifocal contact lenses and the opportunity they provide our practices as well as the ability they give us to meet modern patient demands.
Studying aqueous humour outflow with aqueous angiographyA pioneering dye-based technique that enables aqueous humour outflow to be studied has the potential to improve glaucoma angle-based procedures and surgery outcomes.