Glaucoma in which the angle of the anterior chamber is open and the trabecular meshwork does not encroach on the base of the iris.
A form of glaucoma in which the intraocular pressure increases because the angle of the anterior chamber is blocked and the aqueous humor cannot drain from the anterior chamber.
The pressure of the fluids in the eye.
Devices, usually incorporating unidirectional valves, which are surgically inserted in the sclera to maintain normal intraocular pressure.
A condition in which the intraocular pressure is elevated above normal and which may lead to glaucoma.
A form of secondary glaucoma which develops as a consequence of another ocular disease and is attributed to the forming of new vessels in the angle of the anterior chamber.
The educational process of instructing.
The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
The portion of the optic nerve seen in the fundus with the ophthalmoscope. It is formed by the meeting of all the retinal ganglion cell axons as they enter the optic nerve.
The total area or space visible in a person's peripheral vision with the eye looking straightforward.
Any surgical procedure for treatment of glaucoma by means of puncture or reshaping of the trabecular meshwork. It includes goniotomy, trabeculectomy, and laser perforation.
Measurement of ocular tension (INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE) with a tonometer. (Cline, et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Method of measuring and mapping the scope of vision, from central to peripheral of each eye.
The deposition of flaky, translucent fibrillar material most conspicuous on the anterior lens capsule and pupillary margin but also in both surfaces of the iris, the zonules, trabecular meshwork, ciliary body, corneal endothelium, and orbital blood vessels. It sometimes forms a membrane on the anterior iris surface. Exfoliation refers to the shedding of pigment by the iris. (Newell, Ophthalmology, 7th ed, p380)
Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
A porelike structure surrounding the entire circumference of the anterior chamber through which aqueous humor circulates to the canal of Schlemm.
Neurons of the innermost layer of the retina, the internal plexiform layer. They are of variable sizes and shapes, and their axons project via the OPTIC NERVE to the brain. A small subset of these cells act as photoreceptors with projections to the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS, the center for regulating CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.
A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)
Examination of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye with a specialized optical instrument (gonioscope) or a contact prism lens.
Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
Transmission of live or pre-recorded audio or video content via connection or download from the INTERNET.
Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132).
A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.
Auditory and visual instructional materials.
The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.
One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases of the eye or of vision disorders.
The most anterior portion of the uveal layer, separating the anterior chamber from the posterior. It consists of two layers - the stroma and the pigmented epithelium. Color of the iris depends on the amount of melanin in the stroma on reflection from the pigmented epithelium.
Slender processes of NEURONS, including the AXONS and their glial envelopes (MYELIN SHEATH). Nerve fibers conduct nerve impulses to and from the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.
Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.
Analogs or derivatives of prostaglandins F that do not occur naturally in the body. They do not include the product of the chemical synthesis of hormonal PGF.
Sterile solutions that are intended for instillation into the eye. It does not include solutions for cleaning eyeglasses or CONTACT LENS SOLUTIONS.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
Congenital open-angle glaucoma that results from dysgenesis of the angle structures accompanied by increased intraocular pressure and enlargement of the eye. Treatment is both medical and surgical.
An imaging method using LASERS that is used for mapping subsurface structure. When a reflective site in the sample is at the same optical path length (coherence) as the reference mirror, the detector observes interference fringes.
The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
A beta-adrenergic antagonist similar in action to PROPRANOLOL. The levo-isomer is the more active. Timolol has been proposed as an antihypertensive, antiarrhythmic, antiangina, and antiglaucoma agent. It is also used in the treatment of MIGRAINE DISORDERS and tremor.
Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.
The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)
The 2nd cranial nerve which conveys visual information from the RETINA to the brain. The nerve carries the axons of the RETINAL GANGLION CELLS which sort at the OPTIC CHIASM and continue via the OPTIC TRACTS to the brain. The largest projection is to the lateral geniculate nuclei; other targets include the SUPERIOR COLLICULI and the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEI. Though known as the second cranial nerve, it is considered part of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.
Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.
The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.
Examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.
The procedures through which a group approaches, attacks, and solves a common problem.
Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.
Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.
Agents causing contraction of the pupil of the eye. Some sources use the term miotics only for the parasympathomimetics but any drug used to induce miosis is included here.
A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Partial or complete opacity on or in the lens or capsule of one or both eyes, impairing vision or causing blindness. The many kinds of cataract are classified by their morphology (size, shape, location) or etiology (cause and time of occurrence). (Dorland, 27th ed)
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
The use of photothermal effects of LASERS to coagulate, incise, vaporize, resect, dissect, or resurface tissue.
Diseases affecting the eye.
The organ of sight constituting a pair of globular organs made up of a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light.
The removal of a cataractous CRYSTALLINE LENS from the eye.
Method of making images on a sensitized surface by exposure to light or other radiant energy.
Instructional materials used in teaching.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the metabolism, physiology, and disorders of the ENDOCRINE SYSTEM.
A ring of tissue extending from the scleral spur to the ora serrata of the RETINA. It consists of the uveal portion and the epithelial portion. The ciliary muscle is in the uveal portion and the ciliary processes are in the epithelial portion.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The branch of pharmacology that deals directly with the effectiveness and safety of drugs in humans.
A synthetic prostaglandin F2alpha analog. The compound has luteolytic effects and is used for the synchronization of estrus in cattle.
Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
One of several general transcription factors that are specific for RNA POLYMERASE III. It is a zinc finger (ZINC FINGERS) protein and is required for transcription of 5S ribosomal genes.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
The transparent anterior portion of the fibrous coat of the eye consisting of five layers: stratified squamous CORNEAL EPITHELIUM; BOWMAN MEMBRANE; CORNEAL STROMA; DESCEMET MEMBRANE; and mesenchymal CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM. It serves as the first refracting medium of the eye. It is structurally continuous with the SCLERA, avascular, receiving its nourishment by permeation through spaces between the lamellae, and is innervated by the ophthalmic division of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE via the ciliary nerves and those of the surrounding conjunctiva which together form plexuses. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Devices implanted to control intraocular pressure by allowing aqueous fluid to drain from the anterior chamber. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)
A technique of diagnostic imaging of RETINA or CORNEA of the human eye involving the measurement and interpretation of polarizing ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES such as radio or light waves. It is helpful in the diagnosis of GLAUCOMA; MACULAR DEGENERATION; and other retinal disorders.
Compounds obtained by chemical synthesis that are analogs or derivatives of naturally occurring prostaglandins and that have similar activity.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.
Surgical formation of an external opening in the sclera, primarily in the treatment of glaucoma.
The practice of compounding and dispensing medicinal preparations.
The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses to the brain. Its outer surface is in contact with the CHOROID and the inner surface with the VITREOUS BODY. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent.
A state in south central Australia. Its capital is Adelaide. It was probably first visited by F. Thyssen in 1627. Later discoveries in 1802 and 1830 opened up the southern part. It became a British province in 1836 with this self-descriptive name and became a state in 1901. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1135)
An optical disk storage system for computers on which data can be read or from which data can be retrieved but not entered or modified. A CD-ROM unit is almost identical to the compact disk playback device for home use.
Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.
Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.
Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.
Recording of electric potentials in the retina after stimulation by light.
Violation of laws, regulations, or professional standards.
Skills in the use of language which lead to proficiency in written or spoken communication.
An optical source that emits photons in a coherent beam. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is brought about using devices that transform light of varying frequencies into a single intense, nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation. Lasers operate in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet, or X-ray regions of the spectrum.
Atrophy of the optic disk which may be congenital or acquired. This condition indicates a deficiency in the number of nerve fibers which arise in the RETINA and converge to form the OPTIC DISK; OPTIC NERVE; OPTIC CHIASM; and optic tracts. GLAUCOMA; ISCHEMIA; inflammation, a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure, toxins, optic nerve compression, and inherited conditions (see OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY) are relatively common causes of this condition.
A localized defect in the visual field bordered by an area of normal vision. This occurs with a variety of EYE DISEASES (e.g., RETINAL DISEASES and GLAUCOMA); OPTIC NERVE DISEASES, and other conditions.
Congenital absence of or defects in structures of the eye; may also be hereditary.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.
Skills and strategies, unrelated to the traits a test is intended to measure, that may increase test takers' scores -- may include the effects of coaching or experience in taking tests. (ERIC Thesaurus)
A series of tests used to assess various functions of the eyes.
The mucous membrane that covers the posterior surface of the eyelids and the anterior pericorneal surface of the eyeball.
Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.
Application of pharmaceutically active agents on the tissues of the EYE.
Major constituent of the cytoskeleton found in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells. They form a flexible framework for the cell, provide attachment points for organelles and formed bodies, and make communication between parts of the cell possible.
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Absence of the crystalline lens resulting from cataract extraction.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
An island in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies. It is chiefly of coral formation with no good harbors and only small streams. It was probably discovered by the Portuguese in the sixteenth century. The name was given by 16th-century Spanish explorers from barbados, the plural for "bearded", with reference to the beard-like leaves or trails of moss on the trees that grew there in abundance. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p116 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p49)
Measurement of the thickness of the CORNEA.
Surgery performed on the eye or any of its parts.
Use for general articles concerning nursing education.
Absence of crystalline lens totally or partially from field of vision, from any cause except after cataract extraction. Aphakia is mainly congenital or as result of LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION.
Three groups of arteries found in the eye which supply the iris, pupil, sclera, conjunctiva, and the muscles of the iris.
Individuals enrolled in a school of nursing or a formal educational program leading to a degree in nursing.
A class of compounds that reduces the secretion of H+ ions by the proximal kidney tubule through inhibition of CARBONIC ANHYDRASES.
A specialty concerned with the use of x-ray and other forms of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Artery originating from the internal carotid artery and distributing to the eye, orbit and adjacent facial structures.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
A cardioselective beta-1-adrenergic antagonist with no partial agonist activity.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.
An antineoplastic antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus. It is one of the bi- or tri-functional ALKYLATING AGENTS causing cross-linking of DNA and inhibition of DNA synthesis.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention and correction of dental and oral anomalies (malocclusion).
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Bleeding in the anterior chamber of the eye.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Presence of an intraocular lens after cataract extraction.
Conditions which affect the structure or function of the pupil of the eye, including disorders of innervation to the pupillary constrictor or dilator muscles, and disorders of pupillary reflexes.
Central retinal artery and its branches. It arises from the ophthalmic artery, pierces the optic nerve and runs through its center, enters the eye through the porus opticus and branches to supply the retina.
A scientific tool based on ULTRASONOGRAPHY and used not only for the observation of microstructure in metalwork but also in living tissue. In biomedical application, the acoustic propagation speed in normal and abnormal tissues can be quantified to distinguish their tissue elasticity and other properties.
The use of green light-producing LASERS to stop bleeding. The green light is selectively absorbed by HEMOGLOBIN, thus triggering BLOOD COAGULATION.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
A principle that learning is facilitated when the learner receives immediate evaluation of learning performance. The concept also hypothesizes that learning is facilitated when the learner is promptly informed whether a response is correct, and, if incorrect, of the direction of error.
Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.
A medical specialty concerned with the study of the structures, functions, and diseases of the nervous system.
The aperture in the iris through which light passes.
Agents that dilate the pupil. They may be either sympathomimetics or parasympatholytics.
The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).
A psychological state resulting from any activity that lacks motivation, or from enforced continuance in an uninteresting situation.
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
The use of persons coached to feign symptoms or conditions of real diseases in a life-like manner in order to teach or evaluate medical personnel.
An oval area in the retina, 3 to 5 mm in diameter, usually located temporal to the posterior pole of the eye and slightly below the level of the optic disk. It is characterized by the presence of a yellow pigment diffusely permeating the inner layers, contains the fovea centralis in its center, and provides the best phototropic visual acuity. It is devoid of retinal blood vessels, except in its periphery, and receives nourishment from the choriocapillaris of the choroid. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.
Application of tests and examinations to identify visual defects or vision disorders occurring in specific populations, as in school children, the elderly, etc. It is differentiated from VISION TESTS, which are given to evaluate/measure individual visual performance not related to a specific population.
Vision considered to be inferior to normal vision as represented by accepted standards of acuity, field of vision, or motility. Low vision generally refers to visual disorders that are caused by diseases that cannot be corrected by refraction (e.g., MACULAR DEGENERATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, etc.).
A denture replacing all natural teeth and associated structures in both the maxilla and mandible.
A slowly hydrolyzed muscarinic agonist with no nicotinic effects. Pilocarpine is used as a miotic and in the treatment of glaucoma.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Abnormally low intraocular pressure often related to chronic inflammation (uveitis).
Conjugated protein-carbohydrate compounds including mucins, mucoid, and amyloid glycoproteins.
Physiological processes and properties of the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM as a whole or of any of its parts.
A discipline concerned with studying biological phenomena in terms of the chemical and physical interactions of molecules.
Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).
The act or practice of literary composition, the occupation of writer, or producing or engaging in literary work as a profession.
A procedure for removal of the crystalline lens in cataract surgery in which an anterior capsulectomy is performed by means of a needle inserted through a small incision at the temporal limbus, allowing the lens contents to fall through the dilated pupil into the anterior chamber where they are broken up by the use of ultrasound and aspirated out of the eye through the incision. (Cline, et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed & In Focus 1993;1(1):1)
The storing of visual and usually sound signals on discs for later reproduction on a television screen or monitor.
Substances added to pharmaceutical preparations to protect them from chemical change or microbial action. They include ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENTS and antioxidants.
A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.
Communication, in the sense of cross-fertilization of ideas, involving two or more academic disciplines (such as the disciplines that comprise the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics, including the health and biological sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences and law). Also includes problems in communication stemming from differences in patterns of language usage in different academic or medical disciplines.
Materials, frequently computer applications, that combine some or all of text, sound, graphics, animation, and video into integrated packages. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994)
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Partial or total replacement of all layers of a central portion of the cornea.
A mechanism of communication within a system in that the input signal generates an output response which returns to influence the continued activity or productivity of that system.
Diseases of the cornea.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The record of descent or ancestry, particularly of a particular condition or trait, indicating individual family members, their relationships, and their status with respect to the trait or condition.
Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
The property of nonisotropic media, such as crystals, whereby a single incident beam of light traverses the medium as two beams, each plane-polarized, the planes being at right angles to each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The field of biology which deals with the process of the growth and differentiation of an organism.
The practice of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of children, proper maintenance, and treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
The study of the structure, behavior, growth, reproduction, and pathology of cells; and the function and chemistry of cellular components.
A medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the resultant infection or disorder.
The study of the structure of various TISSUES of organisms on a microscopic level.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
The minimum amount of stimulus energy necessary to elicit a sensory response.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.
Insertion of an artificial lens to replace the natural CRYSTALLINE LENS after CATARACT EXTRACTION or to supplement the natural lens which is left in place.
Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.
The distance between the anterior and posterior poles of the eye, measured either by ULTRASONOGRAPHY or by partial coherence interferometry.
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Honavar SG, Goyal M, Majji AB, Sen PK, Naduvilath T, Dandona L (1999). "Glaucoma after pars plana vitrectomy and silicone oil ... the 2000 Proctor Lecture". Am J Ophthalmol. 131 (5): 572-83. doi:10.1016/s0002-9394(01)00896-0. PMID 11336931.CS1 maint: ... Rao R, Honavar SG, Reddy VP (2019). "Preservation of retinoblastoma group E eyes with neovascular glaucoma using intravenous ... Glaucoma and Pediatric Ophthalmology at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences of the All India Institute of ...
Physiologie de la lecture et de l'écriture. Paris, 1905; bibliography in Annales d'oculistique, Paris, 1907, 137: 187. Javal ... At middle-age Javal developed glaucoma, and by 1900 was totally blind after suffering repeated attacks of acute angle-closure. ... Rohrbach JM: Emile Javal (1839-1907) and his glaucoma blindness - a Life for Politics, Publishing, Vision Research, and Blind ...
The lectures of Razi attracted many students. As Ibn al-Nadim relates in Fihrist, Razi was considered a shaikh, an honorary ... He spent the last years of his life in his native Rey suffering from glaucoma. His eye affliction started with cataracts and ... in Chinese as Razi read them to him out loud after the student learned fluent Arabic in 5 months and attended Razi's lectures.[ ...
Schuman was the Clinician-Scientist Lecturer of the American Glaucoma Society. In 2013 he gave the Robert N. Shaffer Lecture at ... It is one of the tools available for early detection of eye diseases such as glaucoma, along with macular degeneration and ... Schuman and his colleagues were the first to identify a molecular marker for human glaucoma. This discovery was published in ... In 2002 he received the Alcon Research Institute Award and the Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize, in 2006 the ARVO Translational ...
Sobel has given over 500 lectures at national and international conferences. Since 1997 Sobel has been the Editor-in-Chief of ... and over 40 book-chapters related to the topic of brain plasticity and vision restoration following glaucoma, optic neuropathy ...
The lecture was titled: "Glaucoma: What's on the horizon?" UWA Public Lectures: ... The Lecture was 'How to build a better muscle'. 2002: The 2002 Lecture was presented on 18 September at the University of WA's ... The Lecture was 'The Computer as a Window on the Nanoworld'. 2006: The 2006 Lecture was presented on 27 September at the ... The Lecture has been given since 2000. 2000: The inaugural Lecture was presented on 4 October at the University of WA's Octagon ...
Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 3021. pp. 228-241. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24670-1_18. ISBN 978-3-540-21984-2. ISSN 0302-9743 ... He has recently applied the techniques of stereo and photometric stereo to the monitoring of glaucoma development, and is ... He delivered the Turing Lecture in 2009. He was also awarded the Faraday Medal from the Institution of Electrical Engineers ( ...
She lost vision in her left eye when she contracted glaucoma at the age of one. She was referred to a hospital in Birmingham ... Strict purdah was observed at the institute, and men invited to give lectures and seminars were only allowed to do so from ...
Eye surgery Glaucoma surgery Brubaker, Richard F. (1991-12-01). "Flow of Aqueous Humor in Humans [The Friedenwald Lecture]". ... Traumatic glaucoma - glaucoma associated with injury to the eye. Silicone glaucoma - glaucoma due to Silicone used to repair a ... A glaucoma valve is a medical shunt used in the treatment of glaucoma to reduce the eye's intraocular pressure (IOP). The ... The glaucoma valve implant is indicated for glaucoma patients not responding to maximal medical therapy, with previous failed ...
They also diagnosed glaucoma. An X-ray found a lump on his thyroid, and on January 17, 1964, surgeons at Hermann Hospital made ... Following an episode during a lecture in Houston, where he had recently moved from Virginia Beach, Virginia, Shepard was forced ...
Gaddum Memorial Lecture Award by the British Pharmacological Society 1980: G.E. Brown Memorial Lecture of the American Heart ... a beta-1 adrenoceptor selective antagonist for hypertension and also for local use in the treatment of glaucoma; zolpidem , a ... 2002: Julius Axelrod Award Medal for research in the field of Catecholamines (ASPET). 2009: Mark Nickerson Memorial Lecture at ... 3][dead link] "ASPET - Past Norman Weiner Lectures". Retrieved 20 October 2017. "CINP 2010 Congress Awards - CINP". ...
Kumar is a former president of the Glaucoma Society of India. He is known to have done extensive research on glaucoma and has ... Pratap Narain Memorial Lecture Award (2008) and A. N. Pandeya Oration Award (2010). The Government of India awarded him the ... Glaucoma India portal Medicine portal "Express Glaucoma Filtration Device by Dr. Harsh Kumar". YouTube video. Centre for Sight ... "Glaucoma Patient Information: Part 1". YouTube video. Vinod Yadav. 3 April 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2015. "Glaucoma Patient ...
The IEI serves as a center for clinical research involving eye and vision problems including glaucoma, age-related macular ... electronically enhanced lecture center, library, computerized clinical learning equipment, cafeteria, fitness center, and ... sub-specialty care is available including glaucoma, retina-vitreous, neuro-ophthalmic disorders, cornea-external disease, orbit ...
While in England, she trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and did further work in glaucoma research in London. Writer Rashid ... Saiduzzafar was known to be an avid birdwatcher, lectured on birds, and contributed articles to a birdwatchers' newsletter, and ... In 1987, she worked with the World Health Organization on blindness and glaucoma. She published research in the British Journal ...
Apart from lecturing on graphic design in Hamburg, Stuttgart, Helsinki, Tokyo, London and Bergen, he regularly lectured at ... Peckolick's board affiliations included the Glaucoma Foundation and Save the Whales (Boston, MA). Peckolick was on the advisory ...
Tools and Resources - IJCAHPO publishes books, CD lecture packets, examination study materials, Learning Systems Series CDs, ... American Academy of Ophthalmology American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus American Glaucoma Society ...
The Bruno Boles Carenini Lecture Award, Italian Association for the Study of Glaucoma (AISG) - 2020 Glenn W. Irwin Jr., MD., ... Journal of Glaucoma, and PLOS ONE. Ocular blood flow in glaucoma, World Glaucoma Association Consensus Series 6 (Kugler ... Greek Glaucoma Society 2000-present: Honorary Member, Lithuanian Glaucoma Society 2000-present: Member, Israeli Glaucoma ... "Alon Harris". World Glaucoma Congress 2021. Retrieved 2020-11-29. "Math modeling may provide greater understanding of glaucoma ...
In October 2015, she gave one of 4 Presidential lectures at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the world's ... She has explored the role of complement components in schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, and glaucoma. Her current research ... "Molecular clustering identifies complement and endothelin induction as early events in a mouse model of glaucoma". J Clin ...
Treatment of glaucoma with high-intensity focused ultrasound. Ophthalmology 93:831-838, 1986. Silverman RH, Vogelsang B, ... has given many invited lectures and has often served as a moderator at scientific conferences. Dr. Silverman has helped pioneer ... Silverman was involved in the development of the use of high-intensity ultrasound for treatment of glaucoma. This project ... Therapeutic ultrasound for the treatment of glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol. 111:327-337, 1991. Silverman RH, Noetzel AS. Image ...
During this period, Mrs Zaimi came down with severe glaucoma and other eye ailments that crippled her and prevented her from ... She was also one of the first journalists to write and lecture widely about the Palestinian refugees, whose plight was ...
Lecture. City of London (2011) European Association for Vision and Eye Research Ophthalmic Research Award and Lecture, Greece ( ... Professor of Glaucoma and Ocular healing, University College London, since 1997 Director, National Institute for Health ... He subsequently joined Moorfields in 1987 and specialised in adult and paediatric glaucoma (1989-1994), simultaneously ... specialising in adult and paediatric glaucoma. Khaw was born on 8 October 1957 in Singapore. His father, Tan Sri Khaw Kai Boh, ...
Constans Theatre serves as a venue for musical concerts, theater, dance, and lectures, and is a sub-venue of the Nadine McGuire ... Royalty and licensing income includes the glaucoma drug Trusopt, the sports drink Gatorade, and the Sentricon termite ... The venue is suitable for musical concerts, special lectures, convocations, dance concerts, and pageants.[185] ... lectures, interactive activities, and school and family offerings. In October 2005 the Harn expanded by more than 18,000 square ...
Sadun, A. A. Optics lecture on 03/06/2013. University of Southern California. ... some individuals with glaucoma may achieve 20/20 vision on acuity exams, yet struggle with activities of daily living, such as ...
Agents specifically labeled for glaucoma *Betaxolol,[84] carteolol,[84] levobunolol,[84] timolol,[84] metipranolol[88] ... Reid, J.L. (2001). Lecture notes on clinical pharmacology. 6. Blackwell Science. p. 76. ISBN 978-0-632-05077-2. . Retrieved ... Glaucoma [16][21](As eye drops, they decrease intraocular pressure by lowering aqueous humor secretion.[22]) ...
"Vision, eye disease, and art: 2015 Keeler Lecture". Eye. 30 (2): 287-303. doi:10.1038/eye.2015.197. PMC 4763116. PMID 26563659 ... Glaucoma / Ocular hypertension / Primary juvenile glaucoma. *Floater. *Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. *Red eye ...
"Long-term visual prognoses in patients with retinitis pigmentosa: The Ludwig von Sallmann lecture". Experimental Eye Research ... Glaucoma / Ocular hypertension / Primary juvenile glaucoma. *Floater. *Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. *Red eye ...
He had been giving lectures on her hymns and life, and had published a series of articles about her in his Every Where magazine ... After Sankey's eyesight was destroyed by glaucoma in March 1903,[224] their friendship deepened and they often continued to ... sent her additional contributions given by admirers at his lectures[315]. Sankey paid the rent on the Bridgeport house where ... giving lectures nearly once a week.[325] She indicated she had received less than $325 from the sale of the book, that her " ...
Maternal illness such as heart disease, hypertension, glaucoma, aneurysm, or other conditions that make pushing difficult or ... "Lectures on the Mechanism and Management of Natural and Difficult Labours". The Lancet. 46 (1140): 57-61. doi:10.1016/S0140- ...
"Clinical Lecture Reports, London Hospital. 3: 259-62. Archived from the original on 2006-06-15. Retrieved 2006-07-14.. ... and glaucoma (increased eye pressure) are also more common,[1] as are refractive errors requiring glasses or contacts.[8] ...
He developed glaucoma in his right eye, and sciatica in his left hip. In 1960, he had a hernia operation, followed by kidney ... These informed his lectures on the war, and he argued that much of the German Army's effectiveness was attributable to its ... He lectured at Army Schools and civic organizations, offering opinions on subjects such as the value of training, the benefit ...
Glaucoma - loss of retinal ganglion cells which causes some loss of vision to blindness. Diabetic retinopathy - poor blood ... ISBN 978-3-540-29678-2.,%2017%2018.ppt[dead link] http://frank. ...
Sadun, A. A. Optics lecture on 03/06/2013. University of Southern California. Leguire LE, Algaze A, Kashou NH, Lewis J, Rogers ... For example, some individuals with glaucoma may achieve 20/20 vision on acuity exams, yet struggle with activities of daily ...
I-Cann designed for those suffering from glaucoma and intra-ocular pressure, Epilec Pro for epilepsy, Sclorican for pain and ... after which he began lecturing at CAST on September 10, 1964. His time at this institution was interrupted intermittently by ...
Voluntary Health Services honours its founder, K. S. Sanjivi, with an annual lecture, K. S. Sanjivi Endowment Lecture, since ... The hospital has a well-equipped ophthalmology section for the treatment of glaucoma, retinal diseases and macular disorders ... 1995, Aruna Roy, Vishwa Mohan Katoch and Ravi Narayan being some of the notable personalities who have delivered the lecture in ...
"University of South Carolina School of Medicine lecture notes, Immunology, Hypersensitivity reactions. General discussion of ... and secondary angle-closure glaucoma may occur. In addition, the medications used to treat SLE can cause eye disease: long-term ... glucocorticoid use can cause cataracts and secondary open-angle glaucoma, and long-term hydroxychloroquine treatment can cause ...
He had infantile glaucoma from birth, which made him lose all sight in his left eye and go partially blind in his right eye at ... He gradually attained a following of believers and began being invited to lecture-meeting at universities.[citation needed] ...
He has given many named lectures during his career, and since 2000 the annual Ian Constable Lecture has been presented in Perth ... Development of new treatments for retinal diseases and glaucoma' ($5.7 million) and 'Gene-based strategies for diabetic ... Speakers at the Lecture have included Julian D. Gale and Bob Williamson. The 2006 speaker was Barry Marshall, Nobel Prize ... 2006 Ian Constable Lecture: 2014 Ian Constable Lecture: http://www.ias.uwa. ...
A Laboratory Manual and Syllabus of Lectures on Pharmacognosy, Pharmacy and Prescription Writing,. Chicago, Ill., 1902. Fantus ... Accidental Wounds Ersipelas Furunculosis Fever Regimen Barbiturate Poisoning Mycoses Anthrax Carbuncles Eczema Burns Glaucoma ... A Humanist's Affirmation A laboratory manual and syllabus of lectures on pharmacognosy, pharmacy and prescription writing, An ...
Ophthalmo-endocrinology and glaucoma. Corneal pathology. Inflammatory eye diseases. Vitreo-retinal and laser surgery. Lens ... "Filatov memorial lectures and annual scientific congress." International Council of Ophthalmology website. 2014 Iakymenko S. ...
In the same year, his lecture was published in the Proceedings of the Medical Society of Athens, and in 1931 in the French ... uveitis and the pathogenesis of glaucoma. Adamantiades compiled over 200 scientific papers (mostly in Greek and in French) many ...
Witt had been a severe diabetic since childhood, and in 1956 he lost his eyesight to glaucoma. Within a year, he taught himself ... and the Ave Maria from his Four Motets to the Blessed Virgin Mary was performed in a lecture concert of American choral music ...
The Jules Gonin Lecture, Montreux, Switzerland, 1 September 2002". Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 241 (4): 258-262. doi: ... such as retinal ischemia and neovascular glaucoma. These studies strongly correlated VEGF protein with pathological ocular ... "Awards & Lectures". Macula Society. Retrieved 17 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Jules Gonin Lecturer of ... The Jules Gonin Lecture, Montreux, Switzerland, 1 September 2002". Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 241 (4): 258-262. doi: ...
Shieldss lecture. His topic, "Glaucoma: Past, Present and Future," was extremely well received. Following his lecture, William ... Famed Glaucoma Surgeon Delivers 15th Williford Lecture. M. Bruce Shields, MD On September 13, 2012, the Hamilton Eye Institute ... This event featured a lecture by world-renowned glaucoma expert, M. Bruce Shields, MD, the Marvin L. Sears Professor and Chair ... where he directed their Glaucoma Service, developing laser treatments to treat the most advanced types of glaucoma. In 2006, he ...
IAPB and partners are organising a high-profile lecture on 12 March, 2019 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ... The Lecture will host Prof Sir Peng Khaw, Dr Winifred Nolan and Ms Jess Blijkers. ... Dr Nolan will discuss why, and the need to focus on glaucoma. Recent studies show a high prevalence of glaucoma & glaucoma ... Prof Sir Peng Khaw is a world authority on glaucoma in adults and children. Dr Winnie Nolan specializes in glaucoma care and ...
Late diagnosis of glaucoma is a widespread issue, leading to poorer prognosis, lower quality of life and higher expenses, ... All Subspecialties Cataract Surgery Contact Lenses Cornea/External Disease Glaucoma Imaging/Diagnostics Neurosciences Ocular ... COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Late diagnosis of glaucoma is a widespread issue, leading to poorer prognosis, lower quality of life and ... Decreases in social status and life expectancy are unavoidable consequences of glaucoma-related blindness, Hitchings said. ...
Research Lecture Series Dr. Neda Baniasadi presents, "Glaucoma Imaging and Image Processing". ... Research Lecture Series. The Research Lecture Series invites recognized vision scientists to present their latest research. ... Many myopic changes can mimic glaucoma and this way high myopic patients may mistakenly be diagnosed as glaucoma while they ... The lecture will take place on September 6, 2016 as part of the Research Lecture Series. All are welcome to attend. COPE ...
Topic: " Glaucoma Treatments with Oral & Topical Medications" Lecture will be held at Eye Associates Surgi Center 235 S. ... Topic: " Glaucoma Treatments with Oral & Topical Medications" Lecture will be held at Eye Associates Surgi Center 235 S. ...
2018 World Glaucoma Week · Disclaimer · Contact · Login. A joint initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the ... Public Lecture. When?. 16/03/2017. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. iCal Where?. MEDICAL BENEFITS SCHEME. NEVIS ST. ST. JOHNS Category. * ...
2018 World Glaucoma Week · Disclaimer · Contact · Login. A joint initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the ... Lecture to patient support group. When?. 13/03/2017. 12:00 am - 2:00 pm. iCal Where?. Muscat. Bowsher Polyclinic. Bowsher. ...
GLAUCOMA LECTURE. Organized by. GLAUCOMA UNIT. Contact: Dr Bola J Adekoya Contact Email: [email protected] Category: ... World Glaucoma Week is an initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) ... 2021 World Glaucoma Week · Disclaimer · Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy · Contact · Login. Thank you to our partners ...
Short videos of Ahmed Valve Implant and Baerveldt Glaucoma implant are also shown in this presentation. Lecturer: Dr. Wallace ... This lecture describes the types of glaucoma drainage devices and the indications for their use. ... Posted in LECTURESTagged Glaucoma Post navigation. Previous Entry Surgery: Baerveldt Glaucoma Implant ... This lecture describes the types of glaucoma drainage devices and the indications for their use. Short videos of Ahmed Valve ...
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Rationale for using glaucoma drainage devices, types of glaucoma drainage devices, indications, surgical techniques, ... This Live Lectures covers the basics of Glaucoma Drainage Device Surgery. ... Posted in LECTURESTagged Glaucoma Post navigation. Previous Entry Lecture: Periocular Skin Cancer - Diagnosis and Management ... This Live Lectures covers the basics of Glaucoma Drainage Device Surgery. Rationale for using glaucoma drainage devices, types ...
Lecture , August 2005. Mechanistic Insights into Glaucoma Provided by Experimental Genetics The Cogan Lecture ... Mechanistic Insights into Glaucoma Provided by Experimental Genetics The Cogan Lecture You will receive an email whenever this ... It is clear that many forms of glaucoma have a genetic component. 17 18 19 20 Although several glaucoma genes have been ... Glaucoma in DBA/2J mice. (A-D) In many DBA/2J mice, severe glaucoma develops, characterized by profound axon loss (B) and ...
Posted in Glaucoma, Ocular Health, Uncategorized. Post navigation. Dr. Vanessa VarrianoLecture on Cataract / Macular ... This device lowers the eye pressure and helps us manage our Glaucoma patients. This procedure has been done close to 20 times ... Bindlish (Ophthalmologist, Oakville) gave a talk about new surgical options for patients with glaucoma. He discussed an ...
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I recently got done with Step 2 CK exam & I want to elaborate my experience and the mistakes that I made during my prep so that any of my colleagues who are preparing for this exam might benefit from them. I wont go much in detail about how to prepare and where to prepare from since it is already highly debated on the forum and in the previous posts but would focus more on my personal experience and the bad choices which I made during the preparation phase ...
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The ocular surface in glaucoma- the missing link to successful adherence. And. Red eye workshop. by Professor Christine Purslow ... The ocular surface in glaucoma- the missing link to successful adherence : 1 CET point for OOs ...
... This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 1 section. ... Jody Piltz_Seymour, MD of the WIlls Eye Glaucoma Service presented this lecture to the Wills Eye residents and fellows on ...
... even post-traumatic open-angle glaucoma - pigment dispersion glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation glaucoma, and uveitic glaucoma can ... Because there are scenarios such as in neovascular glaucoma, uveitic glaucoma, someone with really high pressures, in the 50s, ... And an advanced glaucoma patient - I have not had good personal success, and even in the literature it doesnt work as well. ... So I want to talk about a patient with uveitic glaucoma and how we manage it. I think there are a lot of different options, and ...
Presented 0910hrs 10Jun2011 as the CJO Lecture in the Current Concepts I session: Canadian Ophthalmological Society 74th Annual ... CJO Lecture: Epidemiology of glaucoma - Whats new? (Dr Colin Cook). October 06, 2011. / Rob Schertzer Presented 0910hrs ... I am a glaucoma sub-specialized Ophthalmologist and have a full time clinical practice at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic of the ... Prevalence of glaucoma increasing due to aging of the population. Angle closure more likely to lead to blindness. ACG more ...
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  • Our goal in the first study was to use Spectralis OCT to diagnose different subtypes of open angle glaucoma and distinguish these subtypes from each other based on OCT RNFL findings. (
  • So, for instance, if there's primary open-angle glaucoma in a parent, the odds ratio is about 1.3. (
  • If there's - if you have primary open-angle glaucoma in a sibling, then the risk of glaucoma is three times greater. (
  • Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA has approved their once-daily glaucoma drop, Rhopressa, for lowering IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. (
  • The IOP and Glaucoma Drug Teaching Model demonstrates the changes in aqueous dynamics that occur in primary open-angle glaucoma. (
  • Dr. Douglas J. Rhee discusses the mechanisms behind the new classes of open-angle glaucoma drugs that are currently in development. (
  • The FDA has approved latanoprostene bunod (Vyzulta), a nitric oxide-donating prostaglandin analog, for reducing IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. (
  • 5 6 While this obstruction is less common in patients with uncomplicated primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), it is a frequent complication in patients undergoing repeated procedures or with other forms of glaucoma. (
  • 1 2 Our understanding of the genetics of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) may not be as clear as with some other ophthalmic conditions but, nevertheless, there have been great advances since the last review about the genetics of glaucoma published in the BJO in 1980. (
  • Primary open angle glaucoma, for the purpose of this review, refers to those cases of glaucoma in which there is not only no evident antecedent or related ocular disease but also the angle of the anterior chamber remains open at all times. (
  • This was probably the first description of juvenile onset primary open angle glaucoma (J-POAG). (
  • Kaimbo DK, Buntinx F, Missotten L. Risk factors for open-angle glaucoma: a case-control study. (
  • A case-control study of risk factors in open angle glaucoma. (
  • Risk factors for primary open angle glaucoma progression: what we know and what we need to know. (
  • Risk factors and open-angle glaucoma: classification and application. (
  • The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study: baseline factors that predict the onset of primary open-angle glaucoma. (
  • Raquel Lieberman, PhD , " Protein misfolding in myocilin--associated open angle glaucoma (OAG) . (
  • Most glaucoma patients have POAG (primary open angle glaucoma), which is related to elevated IOP [ 3 , 4 ]. (
  • A 3-month comparison of 1% and 2% carteolol and 0.5% timolol in open-angle glaucoma. (
  • OHTS, sponsored by the National Eye Institute and other organizations, was initially undertaken to address existing uncertainty over whether reducing IOP in patients with OHT delayed or prevented the development of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). (
  • This event featured a lecture by world-renowned glaucoma expert, M. Bruce Shields, MD , the Marvin L. Sears Professor and Chair Emeritus of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the Yale School of Medicine. (
  • View Program Prior to his service at Yale, Dr. Shields served 22 years as a faculty member in the department of ophthalmology at Duke University, where he directed their Glaucoma Service, developing laser treatments to treat the most advanced types of glaucoma. (
  • David S. Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD, is the Director of the Glaucoma Service and the first incumbent of the Albert and Diane Kaneb Chair in Ophthalmology at Mass. Eye and Ear. (
  • Newswise - Mass. Eye and Ear recently welcomed David S. Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD, as Director of the Glaucoma Service, Co-Director of the Ophthalmology Glaucoma Center of Excellence, Medical Director of Clinical Research at Mass. Eye and Ear, and a member of the full-time faculty of the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology. (
  • Dr. Friedman serves on the editorial boards of the Cochrane Collaboration and the Journal of Glaucoma and was on the board of Ophthalmology for many years. (
  • He completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Glaucoma with Harry Quigley, MD, of Wilmer Eye Institute. (
  • My perspective in this chapter shall be that of a community-based glaucoma subspecialist, working in a group ophthalmology practice. (
  • 2013 - Louis Cantor, MD , Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology, Jay C. and Lucile L. Kahn Professor of Glaucoma Research and Education, and Director of Glaucoma Service at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology in Indianapolis, IN - "State of Glaucoma Therapy 2013: Is 13 Our Lucky Number? (
  • David W. Parke II, MD, Chief Executive Officer of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), will deliver the Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture, the Forum's keynote address. (
  • Dr. Parke's lecture, "When Cost and Innovation Collide in Ophthalmology," will highlight the Academy's role in facilitating innovation through collaboration with industry partners, AAO members, and AAO resources such as the IRIS registry - the nation's first comprehensive eye disease clinical registry. (
  • The Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Keynote Lecture on Saturday morning will be presented by Dale K. Heuer, MD , Retired Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. (
  • Develop the resident's ability to function as a member of a health care team through participation in an outpatient practice with tertiary eye care providers in the anterior segment, cataract surgery, glaucoma, retina, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, refractive and urgent eye care. (
  • Additionally, he received training in international ophthalmology as a Himalayan Cataract Project/Freedom Foundation Fellow in Kathmandu and Hetauda, Nepal and completed a glaucoma fellowship at the University of Utah, John A. Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. (
  • Craig J. Chaya, MD, practices anterior segment ophthalmology with a focus on the medical and surgical management of routine/complex cataracts and glaucoma at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. (
  • With sub-specialties in glaucoma, cataract, paediatric and genetic ophthalmology and clinical electrophysiology, Prof. Grigg completed his training at Sydney Eye Hospital and undertook fellowships in Australia and the UK.His research interests are genetic eye disease, glaucoma management and electrophysiology of the visual system. (
  • Graham Quinn, MD, MSCE , a Professor of Ophthalmology at Penn and an Attending Surgeon at CHOP, gave an equally inspiring Annual David M. Kozart Memorial Lecture on "Retinopathy of Prematurity: Where are We Going and Why? (
  • Stuart J. McKinnon, MD, PhD , associate professor of ophthalmology and neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, NC, was awarded the 2016 Shaffer Prize for Research for his research to determine whether therapies can be designed to modulate the immune system to prevent vision loss and blindness in glaucoma patients. (
  • This is an important step in learning more about the biology of general glaucoma as well-a devastating eye disease that impacts more than 60 million people worldwide," says co-lead researcher Terri Young, M.D., chair of the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. (
  • OHTS phases I and II provided us with level-1 evidence to support early treatment of selected patients with OHT and by inference that it is positive to treat glaucoma by lowering IOP," said Dr. Kass, professor of ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. (
  • A team of researchers from UNC Ophthalmology has published findings in the March 2019 issue of Ophthalmology demonstrating the highest incidence of glaucoma in the world in Ghana, West Africa. (
  • Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1983, completed his ophthalmology residency at the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center in 1987 and his glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. (
  • Dr. Liebmann is presently the Shirlee and Bernard Brown Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center, where he also serves as Director of the Glaucoma Service. (
  • Dr. Liebmann has served as President of the New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology and as member of the ARVO Glaucoma Section Planning Committee and is co-founder of the New York Glaucoma Research Institute, the American Glaucoma Society Foundation and ASCRS Glaucoma Day. (
  • In this interview from AAO 2017, Dr. Peter Netland discusses management strategies for uveitic glaucoma in adults, including surgical, laser and medical therapies. (
  • In this interview from AAO 2017, Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg highlights current research on preventing vision loss in glaucoma patients through neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells. (
  • In this presentation from AGS 2017, Dr. Paul S. Kaufman provides an overview on investigational gene therapy targets to treat glaucoma. (
  • In this AGS 2017 presentation, Dr. Andras M. Komaromy discusses findings on gene therapy for glaucoma in a dog model. (
  • In this interview from AGS 2017, Dr. Jason Bacharach discusses the latest on an exciting new class of glaucoma drug that works on the trabecular meshwork. (
  • For the academic year 2016-2017, an electronic system will be used to track attendance and evaluations for the Glaucoma Conference. (
  • The 2017 Glaucoma 360 meeting expands the program to include clinical topics on dry eye and telemedicine. (
  • Aguirre will present the 2017 Proctor Medal Lecture, "From the Cage to the Bedside - Concepts and Strategies in Retinal Gene Therapy," at the Annual Meeting on Monday, May 8, 5:45 - 6:30pm. (
  • Seddon will present the 2017 Weisenfeld Award Lecture, "Macular Degeneration Epidemiology: Nature-Nurture, Lifestyle Factors, Genetic Risk and Gene-Environment Interactions," at the Annual Meeting on Monday, May 8, 6:45 - 7:30pm. (
  • In 2006, he patented a glaucoma treatment device called the Aquashunt, which reduces intraocular pressure by allowing excess fluid in the eye to exit naturally. (
  • So there's strong evidence, very strong evidence, that older age increases the risk of glaucoma, as does ethnic origin, elevated intraocular pressures, and change in the optic nerve. (
  • The risk of glaucoma is lifelong and the assessment of intraocular pressure (IOP) and its effects on the eye must be made throughout that time. (
  • This meta-analysis found that cataract surgery within the first month of life and subsequent intraocular surgical procedures are associated with increased glaucoma risk. (
  • Learn how glaucoma drugs affect aqueous dynamics and lower intraocular pressure. (
  • In 1869, von Graefe first used the term malignant glaucoma to describe an entity characterized by elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) with a shallow or flat anterior chamber in the presence of a patent peripheral iridectomy. (
  • We suggest that a similar mechanism may underlie the propagation of damage seen in glaucoma at any given time after alleviation of the primary cause of the disease, and might explain why patients with severe pre-existing damage are much more likely to deteriorate even if their intraocular pressure is the same or lower than that of patients without visual loss at the time of diagnosis. (
  • A glaucoma valve is a medical shunt used in the treatment of glaucoma to reduce the eye's intraocular pressure (IOP). (
  • The present review casts a critical eye on intraocular pressure (IOP) monitoring and its value in current and future glaucoma care. (
  • Zurück zum Zitat Quaranta L, Katsanos A, Russo A, Riva I. 24-hour intraocular pressure and ocular perfusion pressure in glaucoma. (
  • The structural integrity of the optic nerve head and retinal nerve fiber layer, risk factors for development and progression of glaucoma, intraocular pressure (IOP), and other factors are key elements in the clinical assessment of glaucoma. (
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of AQP9 gene and proteins affected by elevated IOP (intraocular pressure) in a rat model of glaucoma induced by intravitreous injection of hypertonic saline into the episcleral veins. (
  • Glaucoma is classified as primary if evidenced by optic neuropathy and as secondary if evidenced by elevated IOP (intraocular pressure) caused by other pathological processes [ 2 ]. (
  • In addition to age and family history, other significant risk factors for glaucoma include elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and myopia. (
  • Important risk factors for glaucoma include elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), age, family history, and myopia [6] . (
  • The effect of a glaucoma medication reminder cap on patient compliance and intraocular pressure. (
  • He is a physician-scientist, specializing in glaucoma and studying the mechanisms of aqueous humor formation and drainage, the regulation of intraocular pressure, and the age-related loss of near vision. (
  • Dr. Engelstein has written and lectured extensively on corneal transplantation, cataract and intraocular lens implant surgery. (
  • 1 Lowering the intraocular pressure (IOP) has been shown in randomised controlled trials to reduce the incidence and progression of glaucomatous field loss, 2 and at present this remains the only proven strategy for managing glaucoma. (
  • Nathan Radcliffe, MD, New York, spoke about considerations for cataract surgery in patients with glaucoma. (
  • Dr. Radcliffe said that a successful cataract surgery can put glaucoma patients on the path toward their disease stabilizing, while anything other than that can put them in a lot of trouble. (
  • Conducting In patient Surgeries (Cataract surgery, Strabismus surgery, Trabeculectomy for Glaucoma and Occuloplastic surgeries). (
  • This lecture from AGS 2018 discusses the management of congenital glaucoma not controlled with standard angle surgery, with a focus on the need for diagnosing more precisely. (
  • 2018 - Ike K. Ahmed, MD (Prism Eye Institute/University of Toronto) delivered the Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture at the 7th annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco on February 9, 2018. (
  • Prof Sir Peng Khaw will outline how research ranging from large scale population studies, genetics and artificial intelligence through to anatomical, cellular, molecular and new surgical technology studies are guiding our understanding of glaucoma and future therapeutic directions. (
  • Dr. Bindlish (Ophthalmologist, Oakville) gave a talk about new surgical options for patients with glaucoma. (
  • Now in its 21st year, the Glaucoma Symposium CME highlights insights and recent advances in glaucoma management, medications and surgical techniques. (
  • In this interview from AAO 2015, Dr. Anne Coleman discusses the surgical management of uveitic glaucoma in pediatric patients. (
  • An internationally recognized ophthalmologist and vision researcher, Dr. Friedman specializes in the full spectrum of medical and surgical care for glaucoma. (
  • These results therefore may suggest a new approach to the surgical treatment of glaucoma. (
  • Since the introduction of trabeculectomies by Cairns 3 this surgical procedure has gained wide popularity among many glaucoma surgeons as the primary surgical treatment. (
  • Presented by the Glaucoma Research and Education Group, The Glaucoma Symposium CME highlights insights and recent advances in glaucoma management, medications and surgical techniques. (
  • Her lecturing interests involve anterior and posterior segment disease, trauma, medical and surgical management and nutrition. (
  • His research interests include novel glaucoma surgical devices and international blindness prevention. (
  • Prof Grigg has authored numerous publications and textbook chapters on glaucoma and paediatric eye disease, and is a leader in the emerging field of laser cataract surgical techniques. (
  • 2000: The inaugural Lecture was presented on 4 October at the University of WA's Octagon Theatre by Professor Joseph Vacanti, the John Homans Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Director of the Wellman Surgical Laboratories, Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Organ Fabrication, and Pediatric Transplantation at MGH. (
  • Clinical experience of trabeculotomy for the surgical treatment of aniridic glaucoma. (
  • Analysis of surgical and medical management of glaucoma in Sturge-Weber syndrome. (
  • Glaucoma surgeries are performed in fully equipped State of the art glaucoma surgical suites at its centres. (
  • Goals of fellowship: Comprehensive training in all aspects of diagnosis, investigations and medical and surgical management of glaucoma. (
  • He is an expert at caring for patients with corneal diseases, cataracts, glaucoma, external eye disease, uveitis and ophthalmic plastic surgical problems. (
  • 3 Novel drug targets and delivery options, laser trabeculoplasty, and new surgical devices including Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) have shifted the management spectrum available to patients suffering from glaucoma, and from the side effects of its treatment. (
  • I lecture nationally on glaucoma surgery I surgically train other consultants and senior trainees through a Royal College-endorsed surgical Masterclass. (
  • I am a glaucoma sub-specialized Ophthalmologist and have a full time clinical practice at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic of the Geisel School of Medicine in Hanover, NH. (
  • Dr. Friedman is a sought-after clinical glaucoma specialist, an international leader in research, and a gifted and generous teacher. (
  • Internationally known for his contributions to the study of the mechanisms, epidemiology and prevention of angle-closure glaucoma, Dr. Friedman helped design and implement two seminal clinical trials for the treatment of angle closure both of which were recently published in the Lancet. (
  • The initial examination of the patient with presumed glaucoma or glaucoma suspect status should be a problem-focused, enhanced version of the "new" patient set of clinical observations, diagnostic tests, and history taking routinely done by all ophthalmologists. (
  • Launched in 2012 by the Glaucoma Research Foundation, the New Horizons Forum unites key clinical, industry, financial, and FDA leaders in a unique exchange on research innovation and advances in glaucoma treatment. (
  • President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Past President of the American Glaucoma Society - "Bullish on Glaucoma, A 30-Year Perspective on Patient Care, Clinical Research, and Industry. (
  • Glaucoma 360 is an important catalyst to bring all the important elements together that can advance a promising idea into clinical use," she said. (
  • His clinical responsibilities are devoted exclusively to the diagnosis and care of patients with glaucoma. (
  • Successful completion of the program requires attendance or excused absences from all clinical assignments, satisfactory diagnoses and treatment plans for all patient encounters, scholarly activity such as a publishable paper or poster and providing CE lectures at CEI and OSU as well as resident evaluations of the program's faculty and curriculum. (
  • A full schedule of lectures, wet labs, and conferences allows for a thorough didactic program to complement the clinical and research experience. (
  • The Foundation is extremely grateful for the many volunteers who made this event possible: Glaucoma Service staff members and their families, clinical and research fellows and observers, Wills Eye and Jefferson residents and medical students, members of the Foundation's Board of Trustees, and Villanova's Delta Gamma Sorority. (
  • The ability to evaluate visual function is one of several important clinical components for the detection, management, and treatment of glaucoma. (
  • Friday and Saturday were packed with lectures and presentations of research and clinical case studies from each subspecialty. (
  • Dry eye in glaucoma patients is growing clinical problem, Dr. Iwach added. (
  • Clinical experience with timolol in childhood glaucoma. (
  • and the Glaucoma Symposium CME will highlight its 20th year in presenting the latest clinical advancements in glaucoma. (
  • During that time, he has served as the facilitator of and government representative and general supporter to many clinical trials that have changed the future of eye care for patients with glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, congenital cataract, keratoconus, myopia and many other ocular diseases. (
  • The finding , "Angiopoietin receptor TEK mutations underlie primary congenital glaucoma with variable expressivity," appeared June 6 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation . (
  • During his Residency training, Dr. Stone performed clinical and laboratory research in glaucoma and diabetes. (
  • This signature three-day event highlights innovation in glaucoma therapies to ensure patients have access to the latest and most effective diagnostic tools and treatment options. (
  • Over the years, Glaucoma 360 has brought the concept of innovation in glaucoma to the forefront. (
  • In 2009 he received TGF's Robert Ritch Award for Excellence and Innovation in Glaucoma. (
  • Glaucoma is a widespread ocular disease characterized by a progressive loss of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs). (
  • Among the cells in the eye, the retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) are particularly vulnerable in glaucoma ( Levin, 2003 ). (
  • Glaucoma is a group of slow progressive vision disorders affecting the trabecular meshwork, the ONH (optic nerve head) and RGCs (retinal ganglion cells) [ 1 ]. (
  • The glaucomas comprise a genetically complex group of retinal neuropathies that typically occur late in life and are characterized by progressive pathology of the optic nerve head and degeneration of retinal ganglion cells. (
  • The glaucomas are a heterogeneous group of progressive blinding disorders that result from damage to retinal ganglion cells and their axons [5] . (
  • So glaucoma drainage devices were designed and invented in the mid to late '70s to overcome the two problems with trabeculectomy. (
  • Malignant glaucoma with a low IOP has been described after trabeculectomy. (
  • These are indicated for glaucoma patients not responding to maximal medical therapy, with previous failed guarded filtering surgery (trabeculectomy). (
  • The glaucoma valve implant is indicated for glaucoma patients not responding to maximal medical therapy, with previous failed guarded filtering surgery (trabeculectomy) or in cases where conventional drainage surgery is unlikely to succeed. (
  • My MD thesis, entitled 'Neuroprotection in Glaucoma', was registered in 2006/07. (
  • His current main areas of research interest include the causes of glaucoma, glaucoma progression, glaucoma surgery, ocular imaging, and neuroprotection. (
  • In many parts of the world 80-90% of glaucoma remains undiagnosed and patients often present with irreversible severe visual impairment. (
  • We know from previous studies that RNFL changes may start long before visual field changes in glaucoma patients. (
  • Many myopic changes can mimic glaucoma and this way high myopic patients may mistakenly be diagnosed as glaucoma while they don't have it. (
  • This device lowers the eye pressure and helps us manage our Glaucoma patients. (
  • Well, as you know, most glaucoma patients are referred from optometrists, from the GP, or from screening because of a family history of glaucoma. (
  • We always ask about family history when asking about patients with glaucoma. (
  • Diabetes is thought by many patients to be a risk factor for glaucoma. (
  • And again, if we look at some of the epidemiological studies, in the Blue Mountains Eye Study, glaucoma was much more common in patients with systemic hypertension than in patients without elevated blood pressure. (
  • We appreciate support from corporations who believe in our mission to educate glaucoma patients and speed a cure. (
  • Order booklets about glaucoma for your patients. (
  • This video discusses a pilot study using handheld anterior-segment OCT to better understand anatomical differences in the Schlemm canal and anterior-segment structures in pediatric patients with and without glaucoma. (
  • In its classic form, malignant glaucoma is rare but one of the most serious complications of glaucoma filtration surgery in patients with narrow-angle or angle-closure glaucoma . (
  • Trope et al reported that 71% of 14 patients with malignant glaucoma had chronic angle-closure glaucoma. (
  • In China, Wu et al reported an incidence of 2% in patients with chronic angle-closure glaucoma surgery. (
  • 12 13 15-20 In 1932, Bell described a large number of patients with glaucoma. (
  • 21 She found that those patients with clearly inherited glaucoma tended to develop the disease before the age of 30 years. (
  • I see patients referred for glaucoma-related diagnostic workup, consultation, and possible treatment. (
  • This multivariate analysis study was designed to identify parameters to predict which ocular hypertensive (OHT) patients will remain OHT during follow-up and which will develop glaucoma. (
  • Juvala PA, Airaksinen PJ, Alanko HI, Tuulonen AE, Valkonen RT (1987) Change in rim area of the optic nerve in ocular hypertensives and patients with glaucoma. (
  • Dr. Iwach added, "For our 2020 New Horizons Forum, in addition to highlighting new developments in glaucoma diagnostics and therapies, there will also be a session on 'Innovation 101' that will discuss how you move from a great idea into the next breakthrough therapy for patients. (
  • Almost all patients with glaucoma on prostaglandins have meibomian gland dysfunction causing dry eye, which can impact refractive targets and patient satisfaction, Dr. Radcliffe said. (
  • In practice it is important to identify those at-risk glaucoma patients for whom a complete 24-h curve is necessary and to distinguish them from those for whom a daytime curve consisting of three IOP measurements (at 10:00, 14:00 and 18:00) would suffice. (
  • A diurnal or ideally a 24-h IOP curve will positively impact the management of glaucoma patients who show functional/anatomical progression, despite an apparently acceptable IOP in the clinic. (
  • This unique conference allowed glaucoma patients and their families a chance to speak with others who are dealing with this devastating disease and get valuable insights to the best treatment options. (
  • Visual function and quality of life among patients with glaucoma. (
  • Iester M, Zingirian M. Quality of life in patients with early, moderate and advanced glaucoma. (
  • Development and evaluation of a contrast sensitivity perimetry test for patients with glaucoma. (
  • Sun H, Swanson WH, Arvidson B, Dul M. Assessment of contrast gain signature in inferred magnocellular and parvocellular pathways in patients with glaucoma. (
  • Glaucoma patients have slow, progressive degeneration of RGCs. (
  • Dr. Graves added that optometrists play a pivotal role in treating glaucoma patients. (
  • TAKE HOME MESSAGE: The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS) provided evidence supporting early treatment of selected patients with OHT, especially in high-risk individuals identified by a glaucoma risk prediction model. (
  • However our developing understanding of aqueous outflow and the mechanisms of trabecular dysfunction are leading to improved therapeutic options for patients with glaucoma. (
  • Malignant glaucoma has been reported to occur in 0.6-4% of eyes following filtration surgery for angle-closure glaucoma. (
  • Evaluation of anterior chamber angle under dark and light conditions in angle closure glaucoma: an anterior segment OCT study. (
  • Dr. Friedman has published nearly 300 scientific articles, edited a book on angle closure glaucoma and has received numerous awards. (
  • Estimates suggest that nearly 80 million people will be living with some form of glaucoma by 2020. (
  • A mutation in a gene called TEK, may hold the key to treating a rare and severe form of glaucoma in young children, according to researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (
  • It is clear that many forms of glaucoma have a genetic component. (
  • 10 More potent drugs include antiproliferative substances, and 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin C are currently used in complicated forms of glaucoma. (
  • 4 Nowadays, the positions of genes responsible for various forms of glaucoma have been localised, not just to individual chromosomes, but to specific small regions on those chromosomes. (
  • Because most cases of glaucoma are asymptomatic. (
  • Studies show that in severe cases of glaucoma, double plate Molteno implants are associated with lower mean IOP in the long term compared to the Ahmed glaucoma valve. (
  • The Lecture will host Prof Sir Peng Khaw, Dr Winifred Nolan and Ms Jess Blijkers, who will be presenting on the complications of glaucoma, glaucoma care in developing countries and the critical need to scale up glaucoma services in Sub-saharan Africa. (
  • Silicone glaucoma - glaucoma due to Silicone used to repair a detached retina. (
  • Arthritic inflammation of the internal tunics of the eye, (an inflammation commencing in parts most essential to the function of vision, in the retina, in the vitreous humor, and probably involving the choroid coat,) has sometimes been called acute glaucoma, this term being derived from the greenish appearance of the eye. (
  • The mRNA and protein expression levels of AQP9 were up-regulated in the retina of an animal model of glaucoma. (
  • The expression of AQP9 was up-regulated in this glaucoma model and the immunoreactivities of the AQP4 and GFAP were also detected as co-localizing with AQP9 in the optic nerve region, indicating retina ganglion cells were surrounded by activated astrocytes. (
  • The Glaucoma Service Foundation's mission is to preserve or enhance the health of all people with glaucoma and to provide a model of medical care by supporting the educational and research efforts of the physicians on the Wills Eye Institute Glaucoma Service, the largest glaucoma diagnosis and treatment center in the country. (
  • The Glaucoma Service Foundation also sincerely thanks the Wills Eye Institute Glaucoma Service physicians and fellows who shared their time and knowledge with us. (
  • This full-day meeting co-founded and co-chaired by Adrienne L. Graves, PhD and Andrew G. Iwach, MD , spotlights new and promising developments to diagnose and treat glaucoma, a leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. (
  • New, valuable info given (even for an OD practicing in MA where we cannot treat glaucoma). (
  • Save the date for the 21st Annual Glaucoma Symposium CME (Continuing Medical Education), presented by the Glaucoma Research and Education Group in partnership with Glaucoma Research Foundation. (
  • Dry eye and telemedicine were added to this year's program for both the New Horizons Forum on Friday and Glaucoma Symposium CME on Saturday. (
  • In this webinar presentation from Orbis, Dr. Dan Neely discusses the technical aspects when evaluating and managing pediatric glaucoma. (
  • Dr. Sharon Freedman discusses new diagnostic and treatment modalities for pediatric glaucoma presented at AAO 2015. (
  • This retrospective study found that cupping reversal in pediatric glaucoma may not predict improved optic nerve head health. (
  • Timolol and pediatric glaucomas. (
  • Dr. Bodack has lectured nationally and internationally on various subjects including pediatric eye disease, vision therapy, amblyopia and reading problems. (
  • The lecture is titled "Pediatric Large Airway Imaging: Where Are We Now in 2019? (
  • Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will host the 9th Annual Glaucoma 360 from February 6 to 8, 2020 in San Francisco. (
  • At the Gala, the 2020 Catalyst Award will be presented to Vicente Anido, Jr, PhD and Thomas A. Mitro from Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in recognition of their remarkable leadership and commitment to the development of innovative glaucoma treatments. (
  • Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk, MSc, PhD from the University of California, San Diego, Shiley Eye Institute will receive the 2020 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research. (
  • To date IOP remains the principal and only modifiable risk factor for the development and progression of glaucoma. (
  • The lecture will take place on September 6, 2016 as part of the Research Lecture Series. (
  • Mr Lindfield was invited to give a lecture at the prestigious Moorfields International Glaucoma Symposium (MIGS) 2016 meeting at The Royal College of Physicians , London last weekend. (
  • The 2016 Glaucoma 360 features a year of major milestones for the three-day meeting as the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) honors leaders in philanthropy, business, and medicine. (
  • Glaucoma 360 - January 28-30, 2016. (
  • The Glaucoma 360 Gala concluded with a private performance from award-winning soprano Julie Adams, the 2016 alder fellow of the San Francisco Opera, and pianist John Churchwell, PhD, head of music staff at the San Francisco Opera. (
  • IAPB and partners are organising a high-profile lecture on 12 March, 2019 at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in London. (
  • The Selection Committee for the Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture seeks nominations for the 2019 Lecturer. (
  • The 2019 Triangle Imaging Symposium at UNC BRIC, will feature lectures by speakers from Johns Hopkins, UNC, Duke, NCSU and Wake Forest University and is open to the entire scientific community. (
  • DR BROOKES: So I'm just gonna talk a little bit about taking a glaucoma history, but particularly looking at risk factors and epidemiology of glaucoma. (
  • Stickler syndrome with Pierre Robin sequence and bilateral congenital glaucoma is a rare disease. (
  • Goniotomy in the treatment of isolated trabeculodysgenesis (primary congenital [infantile] developmental glaucoma). (
  • It's important that parents bring their children in for eye examinations during infancy so that problems such as congenital glaucoma can get detected and treatment initiated at an earlier time. (
  • In the new study, the mutated TEK gene, identified by the same researchers in mice two years ago, was discovered in 10 families by screening and testing 189 families with a history of primary congenital glaucoma (PCG). (
  • Doctors of optometry should be prepared to share this development with parents, especially if they have a family history of congenital glaucoma, he says. (
  • We investigated two anatomical factors (i.e., optic nerve head torsion and angle between the superior and inferior temporal arteries), which may lead to changes similar to glaucoma and cause confusion. (
  • Glaucoma is a group of diseases that are characterized by the death of RGCs, specific visual field deficits, and optic nerve atrophy. (
  • Glaucoma is an eye disease which damages the optic nerve, resulting in vision loss and a reduced field of view. (
  • 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. (
  • Caprioli J. Correlation of visual function with optic nerve and nerve fiber layer structure in glaucoma. (
  • The mechanisms responsible for the pathophysiology of glaucoma are poorly understood, but early detection is very crucial because elevated IOP may cause optic nerve changes (cupping) that eventually lead to RGC death and glaucoma [ 15 ]. (
  • Dr. Kazim delivered a captivating lecture titled "Evolution of the Precision Care of Optic Nerve Glioma. (
  • He is forging new paths in retinal disease research by bringing modern genetic tools to the study of glaucoma and optic nerve repair. (
  • In individuals with glaucoma, this channel may not be working or is absent altogether, so pressure builds up and damages the optic nerve, resulting in vision loss. (
  • Recent studies show a high prevalence of glaucoma & glaucoma blindness in Sub-Saharan Africa. (
  • Prevalence of glaucoma increasing due to aging of the population. (
  • Bengtsson B (1981) The prevalence of glaucoma. (
  • There's moderate evidence that a family history of glaucoma increases the risk. (
  • The cellular pathophysiology of glaucoma is not well understood, in part because the mechanisms that couple the mechanical stimulus (ΔIOP) to cellular signal transduction remain to be characterized. (
  • Common situations where the use of a glaucoma implant as a primary procedure is indicated include Neovascular glaucoma - glaucoma associated with vascular disease of the eye (often diabetes). (
  • Neovascular glaucoma: current concepts. (
  • This lecture describes the types of glaucoma drainage devices and the indications for their use. (
  • I'm gonna talk about glaucoma drainage devices, because we'll be doing some today. (
  • We call them glaucoma drainage devices or tube shunts or setons. (
  • And the rationale by which glaucoma drainage devices were developed was because trabeculectomies failed. (
  • In comparison to the glaucoma drainage devices that use an ab externo procedure, ab interno implants, such as the Xen Gel Stent, are transscleral implants to channel aqueous humor into the non-dissected Tenon's space, creating a subconjunctival drainage area similar to a bleb. (
  • He plays a leadership role in the World Glaucoma Association and sits on the Board of Orbis International. (
  • Dr. Liebmann currently serves as President of the World Glaucoma Association and is past-President of the American Glaucoma Society, Secretary-Treasurer of the New York Glaucoma Society, co-editor of Journal of Glaucoma and is a member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association and Board of Directors of The Glaucoma Foundation. (
  • This Live Lectures covers the basics of Glaucoma Drainage Device Surgery. (
  • 30 minutes or so, 40 minutes, going through the basics of glaucoma drainage device surgery, and then when I'm out there, in a week or two, we'll look forward to sharing with you some of the techniques that we use, particularly in children. (
  • Sarwat Salim, MD, FACS, presented strategies for determining whether vitreous is present in the anterior chamber (AC) and for performing traditional glaucoma surgery in the face of this issue. (
  • [ 6 ] Malignant glaucoma has also been described spontaneously in an eye with no antecedent of surgery or miotics. (
  • So far, there have been no reports about this group of drugs used to delay or inhibit ocular wound healing after glaucoma surgery. (
  • Mr. Lawrence's Lectures on Surgery . (
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery - new beginnings or a false dawn? (
  • He lectured on diabetes, glaucoma and retinal surgery in Sweden, Ethiopia, Israel and at medical centers throughout the United States. (
  • Compared with traditional glaucoma drainage surgery, MIGS offers moderate IOP lowering with a strong safety profile. (
  • As regards glaucoma, I have an interest in micro-invasive glaucoma surgery, non-penetrating surgery and laser-based treatments. (
  • Consequently, a single IOP measurement during so-called office hours is insufficient to characterize the real IOP pathology of a patient with glaucoma. (
  • glaucoma and pathology. (
  • We have used zebrafish to identify a genetically complex, recessive mutant that shows risk factors for glaucoma including adult onset severe myopia, elevated IOP, and progressive retinal ganglion cell pathology. (
  • MR DAN LINDFIELD Consultant Ophthalmologist Private Cataract & Glaucoma Surgeon. (
  • The Glaucoma Services department at Sankara Nehralaya was started by a single ophthalmologist in 1981 and has since grown into one of the largest tertiary care facilities in the country. (
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest news about glaucoma, treatments, and research. (
  • Biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma are topics for the April 15 lecture. (
  • The lectures in this week explain these conditions, comment on some possible treatments, and discuss the importance of co-management between the fields of dentistry and medicine, not to mention some specific examples of interdisciplinary division of treatment. (
  • I have carried out 1800 cataract operations, 400 glaucoma operations and around 250 glaucoma laser treatments. (
  • The findings obtained using this model support the attempt to develop neuroprotective therapy for glaucoma. (
  • All proceeds from the events support Glaucoma Research Foundation's research and educational programs. (
  • This year's meeting will surpass the Glaucoma Research Foundation's (GRF) own "Horizons" by adding a few more "degrees" to its 360-degree concept. (
  • The keynote at this annual symposium is the Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Lecture, named in honor of the three founders of the Glaucoma Research Foundation. (
  • Dr. Shields has gained international acclaim for significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma over the course of his illustrious career. (
  • River Valley Eye Professionals 2012 Lecture Series will continue during the month of September with a program devoted to glaucoma and its diagnosis and treatment. (
  • Correlation of visual field with quality-of-life measures at diagnosis in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS). (
  • His work uses multi-disciplinary approaches with the goal of developing more effective and safer therapies for the treatment of glaucoma. (
  • His extensive studies of the pathogenesis and treatment of glaucoma, as well as the mechanisms of accommodation, have changed the way medicine is practices and laid the groundwork for future generations of investigators. (
  • Diplomates and active candidates who were unable to attend the July 19th webinar "Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Glaucoma," have a second chance to benefit from this excellent presentation by Dr. Mitchell Dul. (
  • In other words, if treatment for OHT is withheld and a patient goes on to develop glaucoma, has the train already left the station? (
  • In addition, longitudinal visual field data from OHTS phase II indicated that starting treatment of glaucoma at diagnosis did not have a major negative impact on the subsequent course of disease. (
  • 1997 G. Victor Simpson Lecture, Washington Hospitals Center, Washington D.C. (
  • We also know that high myopia can confuse clinicians when it comes to diagnosis of glaucoma. (
  • Our studies implicate altered Lrp2-mediated homeostasis as important for myopia and other risk factors for glaucoma in humans and establish a new genetic model for further study of phenotypes associated with this disease. (
  • Macular degeneration, myopia, and glaucoma are examples of prevalent and disruptive complex ocular diseases. (
  • While characterization of complement factor genes has provided insight into most cases of macular degeneration [1] , no major genetic pathway has been found to underlie myopia or glaucoma. (
  • Myopia also increases risk for other visual impairing diseases including glaucoma [4] . (
  • Coleman AL, Miglior S. Risk factors for glaucoma onset and progression. (
  • Moreover, an important area of future research is to establish the precise relationship between 24-h IOP characteristics and glaucoma progression. (
  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Late diagnosis of glaucoma is a widespread issue, leading to poorer prognosis, lower quality of life and higher expenses, according to the keynote lecturer here. (
  • The 5th Annual Glaucoma Service Foundation's CARES Conference was a tremendous success! (
  • But we don't - and we do know that family history increases the risk of glaucoma. (
  • And you can see again from some of these epidemiological studies the lifetime risk of glaucoma in somebody 80 years of age is 10 times higher if there is a positive family history. (
  • So you can see in one epidemiological study the risk of glaucoma is about twice that in diabetics than it was in non-diabetics. (
  • The Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture, the keynote talk at New Horizons, features key opinion leaders and innovators in the field of glaucoma. (
  • What GRF is most excited about is the amount of innovation and change in the field of glaucoma since we started Glaucoma 360," Dr. Graves said. (
  • Glaucoma 360 is an all-encompassing event where clinicians, researchers, members of the ophthalmic industry, and philanthropy converge on San Francisco for fund-raising activities, education, and awareness to achieve one goal--finding a cure for glaucoma. (
  • Since the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala is about raising funds to support GRF's many research initiatives and programs, GRF this year honored leaders in philanthropy, business, and medicine-individuals who have been instrumental in "developing a cure for glaucoma" (See related articles in this conference brief). (
  • Drance SM, Lakowski R, Schulzer M et al (1981a) Acquired color vision changes in glaucoma. (
  • This article illustrates several ways in which we have used mice to study different aspects of glaucoma, but it does not attempt to provide a comprehensive literature review. (
  • A primary goal is to define genetic aspects of glaucoma that then act as an entry point for a molecular understanding of pathogenesis. (
  • In this video, Dr. August Colenbrander discusses the dual aspects of glaucoma: How the disease appears to a clinician and how it affects the way a patient sees the world. (
  • In this interview from Glaucoma 360, Dr. Jamie Brandt, MD, discuss developments in glaucoma drug delivery, including how sustained delivery implants and home monitoring could revolutionize the management of glaucoma. (
  • The New Horizons Forum on February 7th will feature more than 60 speakers from companies developing innovative glaucoma therapies and diagnostics. (
  • Dr. Graves said members of the Glaucoma 360 Advisory Board pushed to feature the telemedicine session on the New Horizons Forum agenda. (
  • I am really pleased with how the Glaucoma 360 concept has grown, especially the New Horizons Forum," Dr. Graves said. (
  • I subsequently completed a sub-specialist Fellowship in glaucoma and received the International Glaucoma Association Research Award in 2005/06. (

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