New trends in glaucoma surgery (Dr Ike K. Ahmed)

07Jun2011 from talk given 26Jun2010 1730hrs presented at the COS Annual Meeting in Quebec City by Dr Ike Ahmed. This is the last of the 201 COS glaucoma articles to be posted and just in time for the COS 2011 articles to begin to appear. Look for them in the months ahead as they will slowly apear as I finish editing them. Please note that the focus of the COS 2011 Glaucoma talks was on surgical treatment so there will be newer information on that portion of the blog.

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Trabectome surgery with and w/o cataract extraction: Outcomes in PXF versus POAG (Dr Jessica L Ting)

26Jun2010 1425hrs presented at the COS Annual Meeting in Quebec City by Dr Jessica L. Ting. The speaker refers to trabectome procedure as minimally invasive due to no conjunctival manipulation. In this study, they compared 677 Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) patients to 104 Pseudoexfoliaiton Glaucoma patients (PXFG.)

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A prospective study comparing topical corticosteroids versus NSAIDs on IOP & the hypertensive phase following Ahmed GV surgery (Dr Darana Yuen)

A prospective study comparing topical corticosteroids versus NSAIDs on IOP & the hypertensive phase following Ahmed GV surgery (Dr Darana Yuen)

Notes and comments regarding 26Jun2010 1355hrs presentation at the COS Annual Meeting in Quebec City by Dr Darana Yuen of University of Toronto Dept of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

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The Ahmed versus Baerveldt (AVB) study 1-year follow-up results (Dr Panos Christakis)

The Ahmed versus Baerveldt (AVB) study 1-year follow-up results (Dr Panos Christakis)
Notes and comments regarding 26Jun2010 1345hrs presentation at the COS Annual Meeting in Quebec City by Dr Panos Christakis of University of Toronto Dept of Ophthalmology & Visual SciencesRead More