Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Eye Care Eye Care en-us Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:20:59 UTC Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:20:59 UTC 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 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 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 The FDA is reviewing a novel treatment for patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. 9:25 PM, Sun September 27, 2015 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 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 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 Selenium and vitamin E supplementation will not prevent cataracts in men, a new study suggests. 1:00 AM, Fri September 19, 2014 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 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. 9:55 PM, Tue July 30, 2013 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. 10:01 PM, Mon May 6, 2013 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. 9:33 PM, Wed April 10, 2013 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. 9:38 PM, Wed March 13, 2013 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. 3:25 AM, Mon January 21, 2013 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. 11:17 PM, Wed August 29, 2012 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. 11:46 PM, Wed August 15, 2012 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. 10:20 PM, Mon August 13, 2012 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. 3:07 AM, Thu July 26, 2012 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. 10:30 PM, Wed May 23, 2012 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. 10:20 PM, Wed May 23, 2012