Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/glaucoma/condition-rss Glaucoma en-us Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:16:12 EDT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:16:12 EDT Ophthalmologists Often Underestimate Glaucoma Riskhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Ophthalmologists-Often-Underestimate-Glaucoma-RiskComprehensive ophthalmologists underestimated the likelihood that optic discs had signs of glaucoma almost one-fourth of the time compared with judgments by glaucoma specialists, according to the results of a new study.Thu, 22 May 2014 09:00:27 EDTTask Force Indecisive on Glaucoma Screening Recommendationhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Task-Force-Indecisive-on-Glaucoma-Screening-RecommendationBased on a review of studies on the risks and benefits of early screening and treatment for glaucoma, the United States Preventive Services Task Force concluded that it could not recommend for or against screening for asymptomatic adults.Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:55:01 EDTVitamin Supplements Do Not Appear to Decrease Glaucoma Riskhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Vitamin-Supplements-Do-Not-Appear-to-Decrease-Glaucoma-RiskMany glaucoma patients take vitamin supplements as part of their therapy, but a new study finds little evidence that they help prevent the condition from developing.Tue, 07 May 2013 10:01:38 EDTKeeping an Eye on Medical Marijuana for Glaucomahttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Keeping-an-Eye-on-Medical-Marijuana-for-GlaucomaMore than a dozen states now allow medical marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma, although medical opinions of its suitability are mixed.Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:33:45 EDTNo Recommendation on Benefits and Harms of Glaucoma Screeninghttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/No-Recommendation-on-Benefits-and-Harms-of-Glaucoma-ScreeningBased on a review of almost 100 trials and studies, researchers determined that the available evidence was too limited to support or oppose primary open-angle glaucoma screening in adults.Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:38:26 EDTPathogenesis of PACG: In the Genes?http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pathogenesis-of-PACG-In-the-GenesAn international consortium of researchers has discovered 3 genetic anomalies associated with primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG), which may help lead to the development of new treatments.Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:25:41 ESTFDA Approves Stent for Patients with Cataracts and Glaucomahttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Approves-Stent-for-Patients-with-Cataracts-and-GlaucomaThe recently approved stent is implanted in conjunction with cataract surgery and is designed to decrease intraocular pressure.Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:17:51 EDTGrowth Hormone Connected to Increased Eye Pressure in Childrenhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Growth-Hormone-Connected-to-Increased-Eye-Pressure-in-ChildrenChildren receiving recombinant growth hormone appear to experience increased intraocular pressure, which is associated with glaucoma.Thu, 16 Aug 2012 11:46:10 EDTStatins Appear to Reduce Glaucoma Riskhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Statins-Appear-to-Reduce-Glaucoma-RiskTaking statins appears to reduce the risk of developing open-angle glaucoma, according to the results of a recent study.Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:20:59 EDTGlaucoma: Repercussions in the Older Adulthttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Glaucoma-Repercussions-in-the-Older-AdultOlder glaucoma patients are likely to be less adherent to medication and more wary of falling, recent studies indicate.Thu, 26 Jul 2012 03:07:57 EDTWelcome to the Glaucoma Condition Centerhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Welcome-to-the-Glaucoma-Condition-CenterPharmacists can play an important role in ensuring adherence to medication for glaucoma patients to help them avoid irreversible vision loss.Thu, 24 May 2012 10:30:25 EDTGlaucoma: To Screen or Not to Screenhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Glaucoma-To-Screen-or-Not-to-ScreenA nationwide glaucoma screening program for African Americans, who are at particularly high risk for the condition, could be clinically effective.Thu, 24 May 2012 10:20:24 EDTEye Drop Adherence: Waste, Contamination, Inaccuracyhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Eye-Drop-Adherence-Waste-Contamination-InaccuracyStudies investigating the problem of poor adherence to glaucoma medication administered in eye drops find a variety of culprits.Thu, 24 May 2012 10:10:25 EDTRecreational Drug Use: A Risk Factor for Glaucoma?http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Recreational-Drug-Use-A-Risk-Factor-for-GlaucomaThose with a history of cocaine use have a significantly increased risk of developing glaucoma and tend to develop it at a much younger age, a study finds.Thu, 24 May 2012 10:00:33 EDTIntraocular Pressure Insightshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Intraocular-Pressure-InsightsResearchers have uncovered some of the mechanics of how intraocular pressure is regulated at the cellular level.Thu, 24 May 2012 09:50:52 EDTThree Blind Mice? Maybe Nothttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Three-Blind-Mice-Maybe-NotStressing mice with simulated glaucoma by reducing their oxygen intake reduced their rate of vision loss, researchers report.Thu, 24 May 2012 09:40:22 EDTResearch to Cure Vision and Brain Disordershttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Research-to-Cure-Vision-and-Brain-DisordersThu, 17 May 2012 10:43:01 EDTGlaucoma Treatmentshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Glaucoma-TreatmentsThu, 17 May 2012 10:41:32 EDTGlaucoma Overviewhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Glaucoma-OverviewThu, 17 May 2012 10:40:47 EDTAcute Closed-Angle Glaucomahttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Acute-Closed-Angle-GlaucomaThu, 17 May 2012 10:40:01 EDT