In this Issue
Other factors in the development, progression, and management of Glaucoma.
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE
By Steven D. Vold, MD
By Dipika B. Joshi, MD, and Tak Yee Tania Tai, MD
This growing population requires more glaucoma subspecialists and tertiary care centers.
By Deepak P. Edward, MD; Ibrahim Al Jadaan, MD; and E. Randy Craven, MD
By Tak Yee Tania Tai, MD
Financial burden compromises phase 3 trials and prolongs the approval of surgical devices.
By Alan L. Robin, MD
RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS
By Deborah Kim, MD
Alternative strategies may benefit patients with a compromised ocular surface.
By Adam C. Reynolds, MD
By Felipe A. Medeiros, MD, PhD
Evidence strongly suggests that ocular blood flow plays a role in glaucoma pathophysiology.
By Alon Harris, MS, PhD; Rehan Hussain, MD; Scott Wentz; and Brent Siesky, PhD
Researchers continue to seek strategies and agents independent of IOP lowering that will protect neurons from apoptosis.
By Zakaria Bannur, MD, MSc(MEDICINE); Sushil Vasudevan, MBBS, MSurg(Ophth); Jonathan G. Crowston, FRCOphth, FRANZCO, PhD; and Ivan Goldberg, AM, MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS
Gene-based tests and therapies carry important implications for clinical practice.
By Inas F. Aboobakar, BS, and R. Rand Allingham, MD
Innate and adaptive immune responses represent elusive but important components of the human glaucomatous process.
By Louis R. Pasquale, MD, and Meredith Gregory-ksander, PhD
Many systemic diseases may be correlated with glaucoma. Conversely, glaucoma treatments can affect a patient’s other systemic diseases.
By Jennifer Somers Weizer, MD
By Paul Singh, MD
This challenging condition requires individualized care.
By Carla J. Siegfried, MD
Practitioners describe how they build trust through communication with patients who do not speak English.
By Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; Justin Schweitzer, OD; Darrell Wudunn, MD, PhD; and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA
In-office technologies aid clinicians’ diagnosis and treatment of DED.
By Howard Barnebey, MD
By Jonathan S. Myers, MD
Dr. Feldman describes the challenges facing a department chair and busy clinician delivering glaucoma care.