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Feeling the Pressure? This month, let’s reflect on the advances in glaucoma care. Back in the Land Before Time and iPhones, circa 1983, our optometry curriculum included extensive work in glaucoma care. Excitement was high, in anticipation of the coming...
The macula and glaucoma For years glaucoma research and clinical care have been primarily focused on the optic nerve head. However, research and clinical anecdotal evidence have shown that the macula could provide information pertinent to the care of our...
A new patient that has been to the eye doctor in years comes in with a prescription from their PCP for a Glaucoma medication. How do you handle this situation? ODs weigh in on what is the correct course...
An OD discusses her recommendation of a Gunderson Flap procedure for an 80-year-old glaucoma patient with a longstanding history of herpes zoster keratouveitis and glaucoma. The patient was overwhelmed and extremely grateful for the outstanding results! Read & Comment on...
This case of a doctor located in MA and unable to treat Glaucoma is an excellent example of why ODs should be allowed to treat this disease. The need for treatment of Glaucoma is so important and helps to...
After doing a refraction to test acuity, one optometrist wonders whether she should still charge her Medicare patient—who does not want glasses. This patient is a glaucoma suspect but refuses glasses, however this optometrist felt it was necessary to...
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