Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Eye Care http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/eye-care/condition-rss Eye Care en-us Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:14:13 UTC Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:14:13 UTC Diabetic Retinopathy: Updated Guidelines Reflect Improved Assessment and Treatment http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/eye-care/diabetic-retinopathy-updated-guidelines-reflect-improved-assessment-and-treatment The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released their first position statement in 15 years regarding diabetic retinopathy.  12:37 PM, Wed February 22, 2017 Study: Many Trips to ER for Eye Issues That Are Not Actual Emergencies http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/eye-care/study-many-trips-to-er-for-eye-issues-not-actual-emergencies Those who had been seeing an eye specialist – optometrist or ophthalmologist – on a regular basis before their eye-related ER visit were much less likely to seek emergency care.  12:02 PM, Tue February 21, 2017 New Micro-Invasive Device Approved for Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-micro-invasive-device-approved-for-glaucoma The FDA has just approved a new micro-invasive surgical device to treat glaucoma. 7:00 AM, Mon August 15, 2016 Metformin May Reduce Glaucoma Risk in Diabetics http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/metformin-may-reduce-glaucoma-risk-in-diabetics Metformin use is associated with a reduced risk of glaucoma development among diabetics. 10:40 PM, Wed March 30, 2016 EMR Discrepancies May Affect Glaucoma Medication Adherence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/emr-discrepancies-may-affect-glaucoma-medication-adherence Glaucoma patients typically have ever-changing drug therapy regimens involving multiple eye drop products. 12:01 AM, Thu March 17, 2016 New Glaucoma Treatment on Track for FDA Approval http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-glaucoma-treatment-on-track-for-fda-approval The FDA is reviewing a novel treatment for patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. 9:25 PM, Sun September 27, 2015 Glaucoma: Getting a Clear View http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2015/May2015/Glaucoma-Getting-a-Clear-View Early detection and treatment are key to protecting eyesight. 4:27 AM, Tue May 19, 2015 The Critical Role of Pharmacists in Management and Adherence of Glaucoma Therapy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2015/February2015/The-Critical-Role-of-Pharmacists-in-Management-and-Adherence-of-Glaucoma-Therapy This continuing education activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon, Inc. 4:21 AM, Thu February 12, 2015 Generic Glaucoma Medications Enhance Adherence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Generic-Glaucoma-Medications-Enhance-Adherence Switching patients with glaucoma to generic medications can improve their adherence to ophthalmic drug therapies, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center and College of Pharmacy. 1:32 AM, Wed February 11, 2015 Latanoprost Reduces Vision Loss Risk in Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Latanoprost-Reduces-Vision-Loss-Risk-in-Glaucoma Latanoprost eye drops may significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with glaucoma. 10:01 PM, Mon December 22, 2014 Glaucoma Candidate Takes Steps Toward FDA Approval http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/Glaucoma-Candidate-Takes-Steps-Toward-FDA-Approval Latanoprostene bunod (Vesneo) demonstrated noninferiority to timolol maleate (Timoptic 5%) in pivotal Phase 3 studies. 10:11 PM, Thu September 25, 2014 Null Findings on Selenium Supplements for Cataract Prevention http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Null-Findings-on-Selenium-Supplements-for-Cataract-Prevention Selenium and vitamin E supplementation will not prevent cataracts in men, a new study suggests. 1:00 AM, Fri September 19, 2014 Some Glaucoma Patients Forget Medications http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/otc/2014/OTCGuide-2014/Some-Glaucoma-Patients-Forget-Medications 12:00 AM, Wed June 11, 2014 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. 9:00 PM, Wed May 21, 2014 Medications May Be Less Effective Outside Clinical Trials for Glaucoma Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2014/May2014/Medications-May-Be-Less-Effective-Outside-Clinical-Trials-for-Glaucoma-Patients Although clinical trials have indicated that intraocular pressure-lowering medications are effective in patients with open-angle glaucoma, new research suggests that the medications may not be as effective in real-world settings. 12:00 AM, Thu May 15, 2014 Glaucoma: Early Screening and Treatment Are Key http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2014/May2014/Glaucoma-Early-Screening-and-Treatment-Are-Key A lack of warning signs can delay detection and treatment of glaucoma. 12:00 AM, Tue May 13, 2014 Insomnia: Helping Patients Catch Some Zs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2014/March2014/Insomnia-Helping-Patients-Catch-Some-Zs Insomnia is one of the most prevalent patient complaints, ranking third after headaches and the common cold. 9:13 PM, Tue March 11, 2014 Glaucoma Treatment in Nursing Home Often Combined with Other Meds http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2013/September2013/Glaucoma-Treatment-in-Nursing-Home-Often-Combined-with-Other-Meds 12:00 AM, Tue September 17, 2013 Medication Adherence Better in Patients with Advanced Glaucoma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2013/September2013/Medication-Adherence-Better-in-Patients-with-Advanced-Glaucoma 12:00 AM, Mon September 16, 2013 Glaucoma Surgery Negatively Impacts Quality of Life in Early Disease Stages http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2013/September2013/Glaucoma-Surgery-Negatively-Impacts-Quality-of-Life-in-Early-Disease-Stages 12:00 AM, Mon September 16, 2013