March/April 2017


In this Issue

Blazing a Trail

The future of glaucoma surgery






Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Decisions, Decisions

By Steven D. Vold, MD


The Literature

By Darrell WuDunn, MD, PhD, and Joshua W. Evans, MD


Visual Field Assessment on the Go

New technology may reduce reliance on expensive machinery.

By Sahil Thakur, MBBS, and Parul Ichhpujani, MS


Highlights of the AGS Annual Meeting

The latest results of clinical trials and research studies presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Glaucoma Society, held March 2 to 5, 2017, in Coronado, California.

By Ambika Hoguet, MD, and Lucy Q. Shen, MD


Communication and Teamwork

By Kunjal K. Modi, MD

COVER FOCUS: Blazing a Trail

Blazing a Trail

The future of glaucoma surgery.

By Steven D. Vold, MD, chief medical editor

Where We Are Today With MIGS

With Leon W. Herndon, MD; Oluwatosin U. Smith, MD; Mahmoud A. Khaimi, MD; Sameh Mosaed, MD; Michael D. Greenwood, MD; Steven R. Sarkisian Jr, MD; Michael Berlin, MD, MS; Vigan Roka, MD; Michael Riggs; and Ulrich Giers, MD; Steven D. Vold, MD; Marc Töteberg-Harms, MD, FEBO; Erik L. Mertens, MD, FEBOphth, and Howard Barnebey, MD

Incorporating Patients’ Perspectives

The FDA launched a collaborative effort with academic centers to develop a patient-reported outcome measure and a patient preference study specifically for individuals with mild to moderate glaucoma.

By Michelle E. Tarver, MD, PhD, and Malvina B. Eydelman, MD

Shaping MIGS Delivery

What’s the subspecialist’s role?

By Ronald L. Fellman, MD

Pediatric MIGS

Can microinvasive glaucoma procedures mitigate complications in children?

By Anna Do, MD, and Joseph F. Panarelli, MD

Research Update on Laser Trabeculoplasty

A literature search reveals interesting findings from 2016.

By Tony Realini, MD, MPH

A Targeted Approach

Endocyclophotocoagulation for glaucoma management.

By Chungkwon Yoo, MD, PhD, and Shan C. Lin, MD

Cyclophotocoagulation Controversy

Using this treatment option earlier in the disease course and in sighted eyes.

By James Fox, MD

The Role of Surgery

A blueprint for treatment.

By Edward S. Yung, MD, and Marlene R. Moster, MD


Black Hat SEO Tactics

Ophthalmologists, beware!

By Robert Watson


Industry News


New Diagnostic Tools

OCT angiography, PERG, and corneal hysteresis.

By Jonathan S. Myers, MD

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