Monday, January 22, 2018 -- Using longitudinal data from a prospective study, investigators compared detection rates of glaucoma progression using OCT and visual field testing.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- In this multicenter study, investigators evaluated the performance and safety of the Xen 45 ab interno gelatin stent (Allergan) for refractory glaucoma through a 12-month follow-up period.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -- Common eye movements that strain the optic nerve could be a cause of glaucoma for people with normal intraocular pressure, a new report by the National Eye Institute said. The study finds that over time, eye movements could strain the … Read More » The post Study looks at link between strain caused by eye movements, glaucoma appeared first on Life Science Daily.
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- Test quality similar for the Humphrey static, Octopus combined approaches for glaucoma in kids over 10
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- Common, unavoidable eye movements may be a cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure (normal-tension glaucoma), according to new research supported by the National Eye Institute.
Monday, January 01, 2018 -- (Reuters Health) - People who drink hot tea daily may be less likely than others to develop glaucoma symptoms, U.S. researchers say.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -- by Kazuko Omodaka, Guangzhou An, Satoru Tsuda, Yukihiro Shiga, Naoko Takada, Tsutomu Kikawa, Hidetoshi Takahashi, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Akiba, Toru Nakazawa Purpose This study aimed to develop a machine learning-based algorithm for objective classification of the optic disc in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG), using quantitative parameters obtained from ophthalmic examination instruments. Methods This study enrolled 163 eyes of 105 OAG patients (age: 62.3 ± 12.6, mean deviation of Humphrey field analyzer: -8.9 ± 7.5 dB). The eyes were classified into Nicolela’s 4 optic disc types by 3 glaucoma specialists. Randomly, 114 eyes were selected for training data and 49 for test data. A neural network (NN) was trained with the training data and evaluated with the test data.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -- The FDA has just approved a new medicine for glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness that affects close to 3 million Americans. Now the question is how eye doctors will use the drug, a treatment from Aerie Pharmaceuticals known as netarsudil (Rhopressa), and whether payers will cover the treatment. In a statement late Monday, Aerie […]
Monday, December 18, 2017 -- (Reuters) - Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its eyedrop, Rhopressa, as a treatment for glaucoma, two months ahead of the expected date.
Monday, December 18, 2017 -- Research findings that link consumption of hot tea with a lowered risk of glaucoma was dismissed as 'highly unlikely' in a study described as âonly a snapshot taken at a single time pointâ.
Friday, December 15, 2017 -- Researchers looked at caffeinated and decaffeinated beverages to see if there were any benefits to eye health.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- by Manuele Michelessi, Ersilia Lucenteforte, Alba Miele, Francesco Oddone, Giada Crescioli, Valeria Fameli, Daniël A. Korevaar, Gianni Virgili Background Research has shown a modest adherence of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) studies in glaucoma to the Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies (STARD). We have applied the updated 30-item STARD 2015 checklist to a set of studies included in a Cochrane DTA systematic review of imaging tools for diagnosing manifest glaucoma. Methods Three pairs of reviewers, including one senior reviewer who assessed all studies, independently checked the adherence of each study to STARD 2015. Adherence was analyzed on an individual-item basis. Logistic regression was used to evaluate the effect of publication year and impact factor on adherence. Results We
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -- MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Tien Yin Wong MD PhD Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Center, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore Singapore MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Currently, annual … Continue reading →
Monday, December 04, 2017 -- Less than one-third of patients with glaucoma talk to their doctor about the costs of medications needed to control their disease, reports a study in the December issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry.
Friday, November 24, 2017 -- Glaucoma affects over three million Americans today, with only half of them aware they have the condition. It is a progressive eye disorder that, if left untreated, can cause blindness. Even if treatment is properly initiated, approximately 10 percent of … The post An easier way of administering glaucoma medication on the horizon appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Selected studies from poster sessions at the ophthalmology meeting
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- The results of a new study show that people who engage in moderate- to vigorous-intensity exercise have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -- People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Monday, November 13, 2017 -- Women who took estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy after ovary removal had a lower risk of developing glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 -- Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a genetic basis for glaucoma symptoms and the impact of other genes in early retinal development.