Clinicians should consider having conversations pertaining to well-being with patients with glaucoma and referring them to appropriate support services when necessary.
The new classification system may be able to differentiate between glaucomatous and non-glaucomatous visual field loss.
Despite its failure to achieve noninferiority status, latanoprost without BAK may still be a safe alternative to latanoprost with BAK in treating patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Older age, increased IOP, thinner central cornea, higher vertical cup/disc ratio, and longer axial length were also highly associated with open-angle glaucoma incidence.
Black study participants were younger at baseline, indicating a greater potential to develop visual impairment in their lifetime compared with White participants.
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Clinicians may be able to predict structural changes in GCC layer thickness using superficial parafoveal density measurements, a study shows.
Cornea metrics can provide insight into a patient’s risk for glaucoma or ocular hypertension, researchers report.
Clinicians may consider using the water-drinking test as an additional tool to evaluate patients with glaucoma, a study suggests.
Clinicians should identify patients who are ineffective at administering eye drops and educate them on appropriate self instillation techniques, a study suggests.
Clinicians may be able to use Bruch’s membrane opening-minimum rim area to detect early glaucomatous damage and progression, according to a report.
Peripapillary vessel and perfusion density, age, gender, and disc hemorrhage served as prognostic factors in predicting GCIPL loss.
Macular optical coherence tomography imaging aids in identifying glaucomatous changes in GCC thickness.
Parameters relating to intraocular pressure were not found to have an association with visual field progression.
Glaucoma prevalence is not significantly higher in patients who experience migraines.
Patients who begin treatment with greater disease severity are more likely to adhere to their medication regimen.
Manual gonioscopy remains the professional standard for angle imaging, but automated gonioscopy appears to serve as a worthwhile supplementary tool.
Patient anxiety may cause tonometry readings that do not accurately reflect baseline IOP.
BMO-MWR experiences some loss in diagnostic performance in patients with large BMO.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that evidence for weighing the balance of benefits and harms of screening adults aged 40 years or older for primary open-angle glaucoma is currently inadequate.