Primary Angle Closure Disease To treat or not to treat
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness, and its prevalence is expected to increase due to increasing ageing population. Although open-angle glaucoma is generally more common in most parts of the world, patients with angle-closure glaucoma tend to have worse visual prognosis and higher rates of blindness.
This article describes angle closure related disease and its management in light of proposed new guidance.
CPD Points: 1
Visionstryt credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2024
Glaucoma: Diagnosis, Referral Guidance and Management
This article will review the revised NICE guidance for referral and management of glaucoma patients.
What's new in glaucoma?
This lecture will consider the latest developments in glaucoma clinics, including diagnostic technology and treatment options.
SD-OCT analysis in glaucoma screening
The optic nerve is susceptible to alternative types of neuropathies rather than glaucoma that might present with the same symptoms (i.e. disc margin haemorrhages) but more detailed analysis of the structure (i.e. optic nerve thickness profile analysis) might reveal a different type of diagnosis.