intraocular pressure

Biosensors in contact lenses can monitor IOP and diabetesWork is progressing on contact lenses that can monitor biomarkers in tear film for intraocular pressure, diabetes mellitus, and other health conditions.
New technology predicts conversion to POAGClinicians can predict which patients with ocular hypertension are most likely to develop primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) using short-wave automated perimetry, scanning laser polimetry, and confocal laser ophthalmoscopy, as well as the patient’s age, researchers said.
Glaucoma may not be the disease you think it is
Glaucoma may not be the disease you think it isClinicians continue to explore the relationship between IOP and cerebrospinal fluid pressure in glaucoma.
Aqueous drainage tube provides trabeculectomy-like efficacyIn a study including 23 eyes with a transscleral micro-lumen aqueous drainage tube after failing maximum tolerated medication, reductions in the mean IOP were observed as well as in the mean number of medications per day.
Multiple next-generation stents lead to better IOP controlThe use of multiple second-generation stent systems led to a 20% or higher reduction in IOP in a group of patients with mild-to-moderate, open-angle glaucoma.
CO2 laser-assisted procedure showing long-term efficacy, safety
CO2 laser-assisted procedure showing long-term efficacy, safetyCO2 laser-assisted sclerectomy performed with a proprietary laser system is a simplified filtration procedure that is showing good IOP-lowering efficacy and safety in eyes followed to 5 years.
Second pivotal trial confirms IOP-lowering efficacy of first-in-class agentResults from a second pivotal trial investigating latanoprostene bunod 0.024% (LBN) are consistent with another identically designed study showing that not only is LBN non-inferior to timolol maleate 0.5% for lowering IOP, but it has significantly greater efficacy.
Understanding vision problems in space
Understanding vision problems in spaceKelly told Optometry Times (Editor’s note: Yes, we actually spoke to him. It was awesome.) that his vision problems this time around were similar to what he experienced on previous missions.
Cataract surgery cuts glaucoma risk in eyes with pseudoexfoliationCataract surgery appears to reduce the risk of glaucoma in eyes with pseudoexfoliation (PEX) syndrome, researchers said.
Should marijuana be indicated for glaucoma?
Should marijuana be indicated for glaucoma?A recent editorial in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) raised some questions about the indications for medical marijuana, which vary greatly by state.