laser trabeculoplasty

Using medications in pregnant glaucoma patientsMost of the medications, both new and old, we prescribe for glaucoma are quite safe—especially if we educate our patients to occlude their puncta.
Tracking treatment adherence in newly diagnosed open-angle glaucoma
Tracking treatment adherence in newly diagnosed open-angle glaucomaAn analysis of U.S. claims data reveals a substantial proportion of patients (17%) remained untreated 4 years after their initial diagnosis of open-angle glaucoma.
How 24-hour IOP measurements vary with glaucoma treatmentClinicians should take into account the way IOP varies over the course of 24 hours depending on the glaucoma treatment used, according to the authors of a new literature review.
The who, what, when, why and how of selective laser trabeculoplastySelective laser trabeculoplasty is safe and effective for reducing IOP in patients with glaucoma. However, not all patients respond to treatment and its effects are not permanent even in those who respond well.
TCP gains traction as modality for glaucoma cases with good visual potentialA proprietary glaucoma device has changed current thinking about cyclophotocoagulation by offering another option in the glaucoma treatment algorithm and allowing earlier laser intervention when medical treatment comes up short.
Glaucoma therapy: What if a PGA isn’t enough?In this article, Dr Tanna discusses treatment options for glaucoma patients who do not show satisfactory response to a PGA while taking into consideration the two key therapeutic choice factors: IOP-lowering efficacy and tolerability.