A compilation of latest Glaucoma Medical and Research Updates that are worth sharing with glaucoma patients and care providers.
Quick Review of how well do Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT), Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) and Micropulse Laser Trabeculoplasty (MLT) work.
There are three types of lasers currently used for trabeculoplasty glaucoma surgery : Argon, “Selective”, and Micropulse.
Laser Trabeculoplasty. A Quick History. The concept of using light energy to open up the trabecular meshwork dates back to 1961
There are no studies evaluating the effect of Forskolin (Coleus) alone as a treatment of glaucoma. However, two studies have evaluated the effect of Forskolin (Coleus) combined with Rutin on IOP in patients with glaucoma.
What is Astaxanthin, Evidence that Astaxanthin can be effective in the treatment of Glaucoma, Potential Side Effects and Risks, and Recommended Dosage
Is There Evidence that Magnesium Supplement can help in the treatment of Glaucoma? Magnesium has been called “nature’s calcium channel blocker”. Why might this be important in the treatment of glaucoma?
Calcium channel blockers have been studied as a potential treatment of glaucoma. Is there any proven potential benefit of calcium channel blockers to those with glaucoma?
Evidence Supporting a Role of Saffron in the Treatment of Glaucoma. In 2014 a study was published comparing oral saffron against placebo in patients with stable glaucoma who were already treated with topical glaucoma medications…