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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 patients with glaucoma. We can gather this information about the macula by utilizing supplementary visual field testing and newer OCT protocols. 

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Jared Cox
Jared Cox is a 2012 graduate of the Southern College of Optometry. He previously worked at Eye Trends and the University of Houston in Houston, Texas and currently works at Schaeffer Eye Center in Birmingham, Alabama. His professional interests include retinal pathologies, glaucoma, and dry eye. When not in the office he enjoys spending time with family and friends, church, reading, and science fiction.

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