January/February 2009


In this Issue



Small Patients, Big Challenges

By Richard A. Lewis, MD, Chief Medical Editor


By Lawrence F. Jindra, MD

The Canadian Glaucoma Study

This multicenter, prospective, longitudinal trial identified a unique systemic risk factor for the progression of primary open-angle glaucoma.

By Balwantray C. Chauhan, PhD

HIV and Ophthalmology

Although advances in medical therapy have reduced the number of lives lost to AIDS and the incidence of associated blinding infections, more subtle ocular manifestations are not uncommon.

By Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD, and Gitane Patel, MD, MPH

Managing the Pediatric Glaucomas

What are the long-term implications?

By David S. Walton, MD

Evaluating and Managing Optic Disc Cupping in Children

How to tell when a child has glaucoma.

By Allen Beck, MD

Diagnosing and Managing Ocular Hypertension in Teenagers

How and when to treat these patients.

By Shai M. Bar-Sela, MD, and Robert M. Feldman, MD

How Do I Extend a Tube?

Five approaches to the surgical revision of a glaucoma drainage device.

By Herbert P. Fechter, MD; Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr, MD; Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH; Omar Piovanetti, MD; Robert M. Feldman, MD; Michael B. Horsley; and Malik Y. Kahook, MD

Prostaglandin Monotherapy, Now What?

Glaucoma Today invited five glaucoma specialists to share their thoughts on whether and how to advance therapy.

By Tony Realini, MD; Albert S. Khouri, MD; Howard Barnebey, MD;Sanjay G. Asrani, MD; and George L. Spaeth, MD

Building a Successful Glaucoma Practice

A clinician describes four principles that may help eye care providers achieve their practice's full potential.

By Steven D. Vold, MD

5 Questions With Paul P. Lee, MD, JD

Dr. Lee discusses collaborative efforts to improve patient care and the mentors who helped shape the physician he is today.

By Paul P. Lee, MD, JD

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