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Video: Dry Eye Treatment

This video provides a brief overview of common dry eye treatments, including artificial tear drops, blocking the drainage canal, and prescription steroids.

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Video: Laser Iridotomy

This video provides a brief introduction to laser iridotomy for treating narrow-angle glaucoma.

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What is a Visual Field Test?

Your doctor can tailor the type of visual field test to best monitor your disease and adjust treatment appropriately. If your visual field is worsening, it could mean that your eye pressures are too high and further treatment is necessary to lower your pressure.

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Occupational Therapy Training Helps Low Vision Patients

In an attempt to demonstrate that low vision patients have good potential for overcoming vision loss we undertook a study and presented our findings in a paper published at an international vision meeting.

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Global Collaborations and Improving Glaucoma Care

Alan L. Robin, MD talked with us about the topic of the Robert N. Shaffer Lecture he delivered at a recent American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in Chicago.

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Interview with Dr. Alan Robin: "Improving Glaucoma Care"

Alan L. Robin, MD delivered the Robert N. Shaffer Lecture at AAO on 21, October 2014 in Chicago, IL on the topic "Global Collaborations and Improving Glaucoma Care."

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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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