- GL-First Line Glaucoma Treatment...What is It
- GL-Glaucoma Masqueraders
- GL-Maximizing OCT Interpretation in Glaucoma
- GL-Now What?...My Patient is Progressing!
- GL-Ocular Surface Preservation for the Glaucoma Patient. Prevent Defense is the Best Offense.
- GL-Problem Solving in Glaucoma Management
- GL-Referral Center Rounds: Mysterious Reasons of Elevated IOP
- GL-The Laser and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
- GL-The OD's Role in the Management of MIGS in 2022
- GL-The Secondary Glaucomas: From the OD and MD Perspective
- GL-Utilizing OCT Technology to Differentiate Glaucoma Suspects from Early Manifest Disease
GL-Co-Management of Glaucoma Laser and MIGS Procedures
Approximately 3 million Americans have glaucoma which accounts for 9-12% of all blindness in the US. Glaucoma management typically involves topical eyedrop therapy however we have seen an uptick in alternative treatments such as lasers and MIGS. This has been further reinforced by recent studies which demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of these surgeries. This course will review patient selection, the procedure, post-op regimens and how to handle both short-term and long-term complications associated with these procedures.
Anupam Laul, O.D.
Matthew Bovenzi, O.D.
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