Medical Therapy for Glaucoma: Beta-blockers

A Patient’s Guide to Glaucoma Medications Beta-blockers for Glaucoma The Beta-blocker class of medications has been used for over half a century. Indeed, all the way up through the turn of the millenium this class was the most commonly prescribed glaucoma medication....

What’s Exciting About Bimatoprost SR Glaucoma Drug Implant

Video Transcript: One of the challenges of treating glaucoma is that for most people, it’s a condition without notable symptoms. What this means is that the treatment is often more bothersome than the condition itself (at least early on in the disease). Take for...

Exercise and Glaucoma | Driving with Dr. David Richardson Ep 04

Exercise and Glaucoma Hello I’m Dr. David Richardson. I’m a cataract and glaucoma surgeon in Southern California. I’ve been discussing a holistic approach to glaucoma treatment. In other words, a treatment that takes into account things other than...

Physical Activity and Rate of Visual Field Loss

A study to be published in the journal, “Ophthalmology” looked at the association between level of physical  activity  in patients with  glaucoma and rate of  visual field loss.[1] This study is what would be called a longitudinal observational study which essentially...

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