- GL-Co-Management of Glaucoma Laser and MIGS Procedures
- GL-First Line Glaucoma Treatment...What is It
- GL-Glaucoma Masqueraders
- 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-Maximizing OCT Interpretation in Glaucoma
This course explores in detail the various parameters obtained when OCT technology is used in diagnosing and managing glaucoma, with an emphasis on knowing which specific parameters to examine to determine whether glaucoma actually is present or if it is progressing. A discussion of identifying the specific locations where early disease is detected and imaging these areas in the appropriate fashion is had. Interpretation of clinical significance is discussed, along with the role of reference data bases. Practical clinical guidance is presented in ways to approach a glaucoma suspect, with emphasis on determining whether there is frank disease versus only risk factors, as well as ways to approach the established glaucoma patient and looking for structural indicators of progression. OCT-A use is also discussed.
James Fanelli, O.D.
Jessica Haynes, O.D.
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