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March 2009

In This Issue

Glaucoma Today - Calendar

Editor's Page

Glaucoma Becomes Attractive

Richard A. Lewis, MD, Chief Medical Editor

Research Results

Fourier-Domain OCT for the Anterior Chamber

Investigators are using a prototypic device to obtain high-resolution images of the drainage angle.

Sanjay G. Asrani, MD

Clinical Strategies

Treating Glaucoma During Pregnancy

Preserving patients' vision is becoming increasingly important with advancing maternal age.

Terri Pickering, MD

Cover Stories: Lasers In Glaucoma

Laser Therapy for Glaucoma

For this roundtable discussion, not sponsored by industry, Glaucoma Today asked participants to discuss their use of lasers in the treatment of glaucoma and potential future applications of this modality.

Richard A. Lewis, MD; Malik Y. Kahook, MD; L. Jay Katz, MD; and Paul F. Palmberg, MD, PhD

Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation

Technique and results.

Douglas E. Gaasterland, MD

Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation

Ablating the ciliary body under direct visualization.

Jehn-Yu Huang, MD, MPH, and Shan Lin, MD


What does it matter?

Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA

Excimer Laser Trabeculostomy

Normalizing IOP and restoring physiologic outflow in glaucoma.

Michael S. Berlin, MD, MS, and Kevin Taliaferro, BA

Challenging Cases

Hypotony After Trabeculectomy in a Patient With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis-Associated Uveitis

Angela Turalba, MD, and Douglas J. Rhee, MD

Technology Today

VEP Technology for the Detection of Glaucomatous Visual Field Loss

New testing strategies could help physicians identify structural changes before they affect patients' vision.

James C. Tsai, MD

5 Questions with Rohit Varma, MD, MPH

Dr. Varma reflects on the value of adaptability and the focus of medical education.

Rohit Varma, MD, MPH