• Neovascular Glaucoma

    September 25, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    There is a balance of angiogenic and anti-angiogenic factors that control the development of new vessels throughout the body but also in the retina. In the presence of hypoxia, VEGF is up-regulated and other angiogenic factors as well....

  • Glaucoma In Myopes vs. Non-Myopes

    September 5, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    The Blue Mountains Eye Study (BMES) was the first large population-based assessment of visual impairment and common eye diseases, and today I will review the disease of glaucoma. I created an info-graphic to help explain the study,...

  • The Best POAG Predictor

    June 14, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    Presence of a drance heme is the single best predictor of progression in POAG, even more so than...

  • Visual Field Testing

    | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    Most visual fields we use, particularly for glaucoma, test the central 30 degrees. In doings so, we test over 80% of the visual...

  • Hypema and IOP

    | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    Even a small hypema may yield a marked increase in IOP. High IOP can cause sickle cell, especially in people with sickle cell disease or sickle cell carriers. IOP therefore should be managed aggressively, and as a result, those prone to...