In this Issue
By Gillian McDermott, Editor-in-Chief
By Jonathan G. Crowston, MD, PhD; Franklin Li, MD; and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Biodegradable polymer implants show promise for improving the function of filtering blebs.
By Robert Ritch, MD
By Richard A. Lewis, MD, Chief Medical Editor
One company took a cue from cardiology to develop new interventional treatments for the eye.
By Julia T. Lewandowski, Senior Associate Editor
Tips for overcoming the intraoperative and postoperative challenges associated with this rare condition.
By Alan S. Crandall, MD
The TVT Study highlighted the pros and cons of each approach and indicates that glaucoma drainage implants may deserve more consideration in these eyes.
By Leon W. Herndon, MD
How these techniques transform trabeculectomy’s safety and predictability.
By Murray A. Johnstone, MD
Tips for safe closure and tissue modulation in trabeculectomy.
By Peng T. Khaw, PhD, FRCS, FRCOphth, FRCP, FRCPath, FIBiol, FMedSci, and Usman Sarodia, FRCOphth
Restoring filtration in this manner can spare patients and physicians another trip to the OR.
By Larissa Camejo, MD, and Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA
Glaucoma Today held a roundtable discussion on glaucoma surgery at the 2006 AAO Annual Meeting. Participants shared their views on the procedures, technologies, and problems of today, and they looked forward to the possibilities of the future.
These techniques are among the most promising in the quest for “blebless” glaucoma surgery.
By Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
The simultaneous management of cataract and glaucoma.