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Trabeculectomy versus Canaloplasty (TVC study)

Finally, a head-to-head trial comparing the glaucoma surgeries trabeculectomy and canaloplasty [1]. And, the results heavily favor the safety of canaloplasty over trabeculectomy while also showing an impressive intraocular pressure reduction with canaloplasty. Even...

Glaucoma News 2016

25 Glaucoma Medical and Research Updates | A Compilation of Latest News and Research on Glaucoma Some Yoga Poses May be Dangerous for Glaucoma Patients Some yoga poses can lead to increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) and therefore, should be avoided by people...

How Does a High IOP Cause Vision Loss?

How Does a High IOP Cause Vision Loss? Since the 1800s it has been known that high intraocular pressure (IOP) can result in permanent loss of vision. More recently it has been discovered that Glaucoma results from a selective loss of a particular cell in the eye...

IOP Monitoring Implant – A Glaucoma Surveillance System

An IOP measuring device that could be permanently implanted in the eye? Although a contact lens that measures intraocular pressure (IOP) would be a great tool for monitoring glaucoma, not everyone is able to wear a contact lens.  For some people the idea of placing...

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