Patient last seen by me 05/2013. Post R trab, non responding to hypotensives and frank OSD. On duo therapy before trab. 05/2013 RE nice bleb, bit low IOP 6mm. Advancing n/s cataract but VA 6/12-1, no big rush to op as hypotony risk and other eye is 6/5 on (-4.00/-1.75×180). LE 28mm. [no glaucomatous discs, [...]
Simbrinza – combination brinzolamide and brimonadine. Used twice a day Apparently to be given when you have a patients on a PGA but need better IOP control and for that patient a Bblocker is contraindicated. preserved with BAK but the Alcon rep tells me this is at a low BAK concentration New out….
Perhaps this is a question that should be left unasked (is that a word?)… How come Tonosafe tonometer heads are compatible with GAT & PAT and yet the re-usable heads are different?
After you’ve abandoned 24-2 for 10-2 in advanced glaucoma, when do you not bother with any VF and just rely on acuity to monitor change ?
Hi I’m currently undergoing the Glaucoma diploma (the old version) and I have only got my viva for glaucoma B to do then I’m all done. I did not pass my viva on my last attempt. A question which got me umming and aaing and a reason I feel i did not pass was why [...]
Hello, I am considering purchasing an Icare tonometer and wanted to get some feedback on the device. Many thanks
Would someone like to explain to John Sparrow (NCE CG85) ? evidence based medicine unless you just don’t like it…..Arora R, Bellamy H, Austin M. Applanation tonometry: a comparison of the Perkins handheld and Goldmann slit lamp-mounted methods. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014;8:605–10.
Can i use this forum to advertise an opportunity for someone with an interest in glaucoma management. we run a community COAG -OHT clinic from one of my practices in Wollaton, Nottingham and are likjely to have an opportunity for an IP optom to do some follow up appointments probably a acouple of days a [...]
Saw this Px yesterday whilst doing a Locum day. Just wondering what people opinions are, about the appearance and management, based on disc image alone. Will give it a couple of days and then let you a little more about the Px details and what I did. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0obl7bg4o9mlhpp/G3HY6guuV3
Does anyone have any pearls in dealing with angle closure glaucoma in pseudophakia. Saw a nice chap yesterday; aged 70, bilaterally pseudophakic but the right eye has VA of CF because the cat op was complicated and he now has an AC IOL in that eye. In the other left eye (ie the only eye [...]