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Innovations in Glaucoma: MIGS (Video)

In this video, leading glaucoma experts talk about MIGS — Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery — and how this new and evolving category of glaucoma treatment options is offering new alternatives for glaucoma surgeons and their patients.

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Home IOP Measurements and Continuous IOP Monitors

If you are a glaucoma patient, it is important for you and your doctor to monitor your intraocular pressure (IOP). Understanding how your individual pressure changes over time can help you feel confident that your treatment is working effectively.

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Help for Glaucoma Patients Who Lose Vision

For most glaucoma patients, treatments such as medication and surgery are effective, but in some cases even with the best of care, patients continue to lose vision.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Glaucoma - Are We There Yet?

There is great interest among glaucoma patients, scientists and doctors alike, in discovering regenerative therapies for the optic nerve and translating them from the laboratory to the clinic — and stem cell therapy is one of several promising approaches being studied.

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Glaucoma Doctor Visit

Preparing for your visit is key to having a good doctor's office visit. Read these tips from glaucoma specialist Dr. Oluwatosin Smith.

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Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty as Primary Glaucoma Therapy

SLT is an in-office procedure that reduces eye pressure in patients with glaucoma. The laser is applied through a special contact lens to the drainage system of the eye.

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New Medical Therapies for Glaucoma

Currently there are 5 families of glaucoma medication eyedrops that are used to lower IOP. New compounds that reduce IOP are expected to become available in the near future.

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Glaucoma Medications and their Side Effects

A variety of options are available to treat glaucoma. These include eye drops, laser procedures, and surgery. All are intended to decrease eye pressure and, thereby, protect the optic nerve.

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What Vitamins and Nutrients Will Help Prevent My Glaucoma from Worsening?

A recent study suggests that a diet that includes plenty of green, leafy vegetables may lower the risk of glaucoma.

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What is MIGS?

MIGS stands for Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. The goal of all glaucoma surgery is to lower eye pressure to prevent or reduce damage to the optic nerve.

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