Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/glaucoma/condition-rss Glaucoma en-us Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:33:50 EDT Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:33:50 EDT Ophthalmologists Often Underestimate Glaucoma Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Ophthalmologists-Often-Underestimate-Glaucoma-Risk Comprehensive 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 EDT Task Force Indecisive on Glaucoma Screening Recommendation http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Task-Force-Indecisive-on-Glaucoma-Screening-Recommendation Based 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 EDT Vitamin Supplements Do Not Appear to Decrease Glaucoma Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Vitamin-Supplements-Do-Not-Appear-to-Decrease-Glaucoma-Risk Many 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 EDT Keeping an Eye on Medical Marijuana for Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Keeping-an-Eye-on-Medical-Marijuana-for-Glaucoma More 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 EDT No Recommendation on Benefits and Harms of Glaucoma Screening http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/No-Recommendation-on-Benefits-and-Harms-of-Glaucoma-Screening Based 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 EDT Pathogenesis of PACG: In the Genes? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pathogenesis-of-PACG-In-the-Genes An 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 EST FDA Approves Stent for Patients with Cataracts and Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Approves-Stent-for-Patients-with-Cataracts-and-Glaucoma The recently approved stent is implanted in conjunction with cataract surgery and is designed to decrease intraocular pressure. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:17:51 EDT Growth Hormone Connected to Increased Eye Pressure in Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Growth-Hormone-Connected-to-Increased-Eye-Pressure-in-Children Children receiving recombinant growth hormone appear to experience increased intraocular pressure, which is associated with glaucoma. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 11:46:10 EDT Statins Appear to Reduce Glaucoma Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Statins-Appear-to-Reduce-Glaucoma-Risk Taking 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 EDT Glaucoma: Repercussions in the Older Adult http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Glaucoma-Repercussions-in-the-Older-Adult Older 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 EDT Welcome to the Glaucoma Condition Center http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Welcome-to-the-Glaucoma-Condition-Center Pharmacists 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 EDT Glaucoma: To Screen or Not to Screen http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Glaucoma-To-Screen-or-Not-to-Screen A 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 EDT Eye Drop Adherence: Waste, Contamination, Inaccuracy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Eye-Drop-Adherence-Waste-Contamination-Inaccuracy Studies 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 EDT Recreational Drug Use: A Risk Factor for Glaucoma? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Recreational-Drug-Use-A-Risk-Factor-for-Glaucoma Those 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 EDT Intraocular Pressure Insights http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Intraocular-Pressure-Insights Researchers have uncovered some of the mechanics of how intraocular pressure is regulated at the cellular level. Thu, 24 May 2012 09:50:52 EDT Three Blind Mice? Maybe Not http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Three-Blind-Mice-Maybe-Not Stressing mice with simulated glaucoma by reducing their oxygen intake reduced their rate of vision loss, researchers report. Thu, 24 May 2012 09:40:22 EDT Research to Cure Vision and Brain Disorders http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Research-to-Cure-Vision-and-Brain-Disorders Thu, 17 May 2012 10:43:01 EDT Glaucoma Treatments http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Glaucoma-Treatments Thu, 17 May 2012 10:41:32 EDT Glaucoma Overview http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Glaucoma-Overview Thu, 17 May 2012 10:40:47 EDT Acute Closed-Angle Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Acute-Closed-Angle-Glaucoma Thu, 17 May 2012 10:40:01 EDT