Laser peripheral iridotomy is the standard first-line treatment in closed angle glaucoma and eyes at risk for this condition. It has been used since 1984 both as treatment and prevention of the disease.
Stem cells are being investigated as a possible treatment for glaucoma because they may have the potential to protect the optic nerve from further damage and slow the progression of vision loss.
Clinicians, entrepreneurs, and leaders from the FDA, finance, and industry will gather for the 5th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco on January 29, 2016.
Gonioscopy is performed during a comprehensive eye exam to evaluate the internal drainage system of the eye.
The annual Weston Glaucoma Lecture showcases a nationally recognized clinician or scientist whose work is significantly advancing our knowledge of glaucoma.
Glaucoma affects over 60 million people worldwide.
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