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Alternative Drug Delivery Systems for Glaucoma

Several new and novel approaches to glaucoma drug delivery are in development, including a variety of amazing new technologies that may soon become available to improve the medical therapy of glaucoma.

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Imaging of the Optic Nerve: What is it and why is it needed?

Glaucoma specialists take pictures of the optic nerve in order to measure damage to this important cable that connects your eye to your brain. There are several types of pictures, and each one provides different information to your eye doctor.

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What's Important in the Management of your Glaucoma?

Glaucoma can be devastating, but with appropriate management progression can be slowed and the adverse effects minimized. Assessment of outcomes for glaucoma treatment is more than what is measured by IOP, visual fields, and visual acuity.

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New Clinical and Surgical Options for Glaucoma Patients

This one-hour recorded webinar features Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, Founding Partner of Minnesota Eye Consultants and Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota.

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When You Have Cataracts and Glaucoma

Cataract surgery may be combined with one of several glaucoma surgeries. Your doctor will take a number of important factors into consideration when advising what is best for your eye.

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Preservative-free Glaucoma Medications

While most glaucoma patients take at least one eye drop to control eye pressure, as many as 40% of patients need more than one medication. The more medications a patient takes the more likely he/she is to have adverse symptoms from preservatives.

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The Sight-Smart Shirt

"With increasing age, decreasing visual acuity, and the greater need for practical solutions and security, don't forget the need for smarter sight-saving clothing," says Paul Otterness.

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Making the Digital Connection in 7 Steps

If you have the desire to stay connected to your family, friends and the rest of the world, plus you have the willingness to learn how to use new communication tools, then here is what you’ll need to get started.

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Age, Acuity, & Assistive Devices: Choosing What's Right for You

With age often comes the wisdom to understand the primary importance of our need to stay connected to family and friends. Assistive devices can help you to stay connected.

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Why I Bought an iPad

I bought an iPad so that I can maintain my love of reading books and newspapers now that my vision has been reduced significantly from glaucoma and cataracts.

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