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  • Various factors can result in discordance between gonioscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography (AS-OCT) when assessing angle closure

    The Science behind the Tip Gonioscopy remains the gold standard for confirming iridotrabecular contact and diagnosing angle closure.1 AS-OCT and...

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    Various factors can result in discordance between gonioscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography (AS-OCT) when assessing angle closure

    Various factors can result in discordance between gonioscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography (AS-OCT) when assessing angle closure

    The Science behind the Tip Gonioscopy remains the gold standard for confirming iridotrabecular...

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  • Effective Treatment of Optic Neuropathies by Intraocular Delivery of MSC-sEVs through Augmenting the G-CSF-Macrophage Pathway

    Optic neuropathies, characterized by injury of retinal ganglion cell (RGC) axons of the optic nerve, cause incurable blindness worldwide....

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    Effective Treatment of Optic Neuropathies by Intraocular Delivery of MSC-sEVs through Augmenting the G-CSF-Macrophage Pathway

    Effective Treatment of Optic Neuropathies by Intraocular Delivery of MSC-sEVs through Augmenting the G-CSF-Macrophage Pathway

    Optic neuropathies, characterized by injury of retinal ganglion cell (RGC) axons of the optic...

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  • Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Optical Texture Analysis

    PURPOSE: To apply retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) optical texture analysis (ROTA) to investigate the prevalence, patterns, and risk factors of...

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    Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Optical Texture Analysis

    Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Optical Texture Analysis

    PURPOSE: To apply retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) optical texture analysis (ROTA) to investigate...

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  • A multi-cohort genome-wide association study in African ancestry individuals reveals risk loci for primary open-angle glaucoma.

    PURPOSE: Glaucoma represents a pressing public health need among African ancestry individuals. This study provides novel insight into the genetic...

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    A multi-cohort genome-wide association study in African ancestry individuals reveals risk loci for primary open-angle glaucoma.

    A multi-cohort genome-wide association study in African ancestry individuals reveals risk loci for primary open-angle glaucoma.

    PURPOSE: Glaucoma represents a pressing public health need among African ancestry individuals....

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  • Integrating genetic regulation and single-cell expression with GWAS prioritizes causal genes and cell types for glaucoma

    Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), characterized by retinal ganglion cell death, is a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. However,...

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    Integrating genetic regulation and single-cell expression with GWAS prioritizes causal genes and cell types for glaucoma

    Integrating genetic regulation and single-cell expression with GWAS prioritizes causal genes and cell types for glaucoma

    Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), characterized by retinal ganglion cell death, is a leading...

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  • Identifying a high polygenic risk for glaucoma will allow us to identify glaucoma patients at risk for rapid structural and functional glaucoma progression

    The Science behind the Tip The identification of an individual´s genetic risk of a disease is increasingly recognized as a tool in disease risk...

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    Identifying a high polygenic risk for glaucoma will allow us to identify glaucoma patients at risk for rapid structural and functional glaucoma progression

    Identifying a high polygenic risk for glaucoma will allow us to identify glaucoma patients at risk for rapid structural and functional glaucoma progression

    The Science behind the Tip The identification of an individual´s genetic risk of a disease is...

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  • Placebo effect and its determinants in ocular hypotensive therapy: meta-analysis and multiple meta-regression analysis

    Author(s): Sooyeon Choe (1), Young Kook Kim (2), Woosuk Chung (3), Donghyun Ko (3), Marvin Lee (4), Sung Ryul Shim (5), Ahnul Ha (6) 1 Department...

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    Placebo effect and its determinants in ocular hypotensive therapy: meta-analysis and multiple meta-regression analysis

    Placebo effect and its determinants in ocular hypotensive therapy: meta-analysis and multiple meta-regression analysis

    Author(s): Sooyeon Choe (1), Young Kook Kim (2), Woosuk Chung (3), Donghyun Ko (3), Marvin Lee...

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  • Plasma metabolite profile for primary open-angle glaucoma in three US cohorts and the UK Biobank

    Author(s): Oana A Zeleznik ° (1,2), Jae H Kang ° (3,4), Jessica Lasky-Su (3,4), A Heather Eliassen (3,4,5,6), Lisa Frueh (3), Clary B Clish (7),...

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    Plasma metabolite profile for primary open-angle glaucoma in three US cohorts and the UK Biobank

    Plasma metabolite profile for primary open-angle glaucoma in three US cohorts and the UK Biobank

    Author(s): Oana A Zeleznik ° (1,2), Jae H Kang ° (3,4), Jessica Lasky-Su (3,4), A Heather...

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  • Be aware of the potential influence of the vitreoretinal interface when interpreting OCT images of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) in glaucoma patients

    Vitreous traction can cause artifacts that may obscure RNFL thinning, potentially leading to misinterpretation of disease progression. Studies have...

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    Be aware of the potential influence of the vitreoretinal interface when interpreting OCT images of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) in glaucoma patients

    Be aware of the potential influence of the vitreoretinal interface when interpreting OCT images of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) in glaucoma patients

    Vitreous traction can cause artifacts that may obscure RNFL thinning, potentially leading to...

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  • Angle Closure SIG

    SIG Corner Editor: Hana Abouzeid Chair: John Thygesen Co-chair: Gus Gazzard The goal of this SIG is to further the promotion of knowledge about the...

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    Angle Closure SIG

    Angle Closure SIG

    SIG Corner Editor: Hana Abouzeid Chair: John Thygesen Co-chair: Gus Gazzard The goal of this SIG...

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  • Comparison of Trabeculectomy Outcomes Performed by Residents in Training and Ophthalmologists

    Author(s): Mário Lima-Fontes (1), Ana Faria-Pereira (1), Mariana Leuzinger-Dias (1), Marta Inês Silva (1), João Barbosa-Breda (1,2,3), Joana Araújo...

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    Comparison of Trabeculectomy Outcomes Performed by Residents in Training and Ophthalmologists

    Comparison of Trabeculectomy Outcomes Performed by Residents in Training and Ophthalmologists

    Author(s): Mário Lima-Fontes (1), Ana Faria-Pereira (1), Mariana Leuzinger-Dias (1), Marta Inês...

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  • Oral acetazolamide (Diamox) is known to lower intraocular pressure, but it can very rarely cause acute bilateral angle closure with severely elevated intraocular pressure

    The mechanism is thought to be an idiosyncratic reaction to sulphonamides, similar to that which can occur with drugs such as topiramate. The...

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    Oral acetazolamide (Diamox) is known to lower intraocular pressure, but it can very rarely cause acute bilateral angle closure with severely elevated intraocular pressure

    Oral acetazolamide (Diamox) is known to lower intraocular pressure, but it can very rarely cause acute bilateral angle closure with severely elevated intraocular pressure

    The mechanism is thought to be an idiosyncratic reaction to sulphonamides, similar to that which...

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BIG DATA SIG

SIG Corner

BIG DATA SIG

SIG Corner Editor: Hana Abou Zeid Chair: Ananth Viswanathan Co-chair: Marta Pazos Mission To understand the genetic causes of glaucoma and the...

October 15, 2023

Angle Closure SIG

SIG Corner

Angle Closure SIG

SIG Corner Editor: Hana Abouzeid Chair: John Thygesen Co-chair: Gus Gazzard The goal of this SIG is to further the promotion of knowledge about the...

July 30, 2023

Next Generation Partnership SIG

SIG Corner

Next Generation Partnership SIG

SIG Corner Editor: Hana Abouzeid Chair: Gauti Johannesson Co-chairs: Esther Hoffmann, Anthony Khawaja, Francesco Oddone The goal of this SIG is to...

July 31, 2022

Neuroprotection SIG

SIG Corner

Neuroprotection SIG

SIG Corner Editor: Hana Abouzeid Chair: Maria Francesca Cordeiro Co-chair: Miriam Kolko SIG neuroprotection keeps an eye on new initiatives within...

February 21, 2022

Exfoliation SIG

SIG Corner

Exfoliation SIG

The goal of this SIG is to increase ophthalmologists’ knowledge on XFS and XFG, and to support the optimal clinical care in XFG in Europe. 1....

November 01, 2021

Neuroprotection SIG

SIG Corner

Neuroprotection SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Francesca Cordeiro Co-chair: Miriam Kolko The goal of this SIG is to increase ophthalmologists’...

November 30, 2020

Angle Closure - Relevant breakthroughs in this field

SIG Corner

Angle Closure - Relevant breakthroughs in this field

2.1 Should laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) be performed in primary angle-closure suspect (PACS) patients? Last year we covered the EAGLE and ZAP...

October 01, 2020

Exfoliation SIG

SIG Corner

Exfoliation SIG

Chair: Gabor Hollo Co-chair: Anastasios Konstas The goal of this SIG is to increase ophthalmologists’ knowledge on XFS and XFG, and to support the...

May 24, 2020

Care Delivery SIG

SIG Corner

Care Delivery SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Anton B. Hommer Co-chair: Gábor Holló The goal of this SIG is to keep an updated overview of glaucoma...

March 31, 2020

Next Generation Partnership SIG

SIG Corner

Next Generation Partnership SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Gauti Jóhannesson Co-chairs: Esther Hoffmann, Francesco Oddone, Anthony Khawaja What is the NGP? The...

February 19, 2020

Ocular Blood Flow SIG

SIG Corner

Ocular Blood Flow SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Leopold Schmetterer Co-chair: Luis Abegão Pinto 1. Ongoing projects The Ocular Blood Flow SIG and its...

October 24, 2019

Genetic Epidemiology SIG

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Genetic Epidemiology SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Ananth Viswanathan Co-chair: Fotis Topouzis NGP Co-chair: Anthony Khawaja NGP Co-chair: Panayiota...

September 30, 2019

Surgery SIG

SIG Corner

Surgery SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Julián Garcia-Feijoo Co-chair: Keith Barton 1. Ongoing projects SURGERY REGISTRY The European Glaucoma...

July 26, 2019

Neuroprotection SIG

SIG Corner

Neuroprotection SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Francesca Cordeiro Co-chair: Miriam Kolko 1. Goals of the SIG SIG neuroprotection forms the basis of...

June 27, 2019

Angle Closure SIG

SIG Corner

Angle Closure SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: John Thygesen Co-chair: Gus Gazzard 1. Goals and Activities of the SIG The Angle Closure SIG promotes...

May 30, 2019

Imaging SIG

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Imaging SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Hans LemijCo-chair: David Garway-Heath 1. Goals and Activities of the SIG The Imaging SIG’s main...

April 01, 2019

Care Delivery SIG

SIG Corner

Care Delivery SIG

SIG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Anton B. Hommer Co-chair: Gabor Holló Update on ongoing projects The goal of this SIG is to get a...

February 28, 2019

Next Generation Partnership SIG

SIG Corner

Next Generation Partnership SIG

IG Corner Editor: João Barbosa Breda Chair: Gauti Jóhannesson Co-chairs: Esther Hoffmann, Francesco Oddone, Anthony Khawaja 1. Update on ongoing...

January 24, 2019