July/August 2005


In this Issue

Glaucoma Today



Are Fixed Combinations Worthwhile?

One must consider a variety of issues, including patients’ adherence to prescribed therapy, the complexity of their dosing regimens, and the safety and efficacy of the drugs themselves.

By Gillian McDermott, Editor-in-Chief, featuring a sidebar interview with Wiley Chambers, MD

The Medicare Glaucoma Detection Benefit

Screening asymptomatic, high-risk patients for glaucoma.

By Ronald L. Fellman, MD

Restoring the Intermediate Segment

Approaches to traumatic iridodialysis and cyclodialysis.

By William Eric Sponsel, MB, ChB, MD

Reducing the Release of Pigment

Methods for decreasing pigment particles in the anterior chamber in exfoliation syndrome and pigment dispersion syndrome.

By Wisam Shihadeh, MD, and Robert Ritch, MD

2005 ARVO Highlights

Glaucoma researchers from around the world presented hundreds of posters and papers at the annual meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

By Lisandro Sakata, MD, and Christopher A. Girkin, MD

Trabeculectomy in a Young Myope

Surgical considerations with and management of hypotony maculopathy.

By Jonathan G. Crowston, MD, PhD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD, With Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

5 Questions With Richard P. Wilson, MD

By Richard P. Wilson, MD

Ultrasound Biomicroscopy and Angle Closure

Differentiating between the various causes of blockage.

By Douglas J. Rhee, MD; George L. Spaeth, MD; L. Jay Katz, MD; and Jonathan S. Myers, MD

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