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Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO

Kahook Dual Blade procedure

The Evolution of Interventional Glaucoma

January 25, 2024 Interventional glaucoma is a concept commonly discussed at glaucoma meetings with the term meaning different things to different people. To some it implies that glaucoma is best managed surgically with the term


The Relationship Between Myopia and Glaucoma

January 19, 2024 A friend was diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) several years ago. He was in his late 40s and had thick pachymetry values (610 um in each eye) with intraocular pressure (IOP) in

iCare tonometer

The Problems with Using Intraocular Pressure in Managing Glaucoma

December 4, 2023 Once open-angle glaucoma is diagnosed and the need for therapy confirmed, treatment is started, and management commences. Intraocular pressure (IOP) becomes an important outcome measure in understanding if the condition is controlled,

Glaucoma Foundation Think Tank 2023

Repurposing Drugs for Glaucoma

October 5, 2023 Medical therapy for glaucoma has been stagnant with the most recent addition, netarsudil, introduced in 2017. There is a need for new glaucoma medications as much of the development for glaucoma therapies

World Glaucoma Congress 2023

The World Glaucoma Congress 2023

July 26, 2023 In late June, I had the opportunity to attend and present at the 2023 World Glaucoma Congress (WGC), held in Rome. The WGC is the biennial conference of the World Glaucoma Association,

a speaker on stage during the ARVO 2023 meeting

ARVO 2023: Glaucoma Highlights

June 1, 2023 One of my favorite annual events is the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting. It is held in late April or early May, and it’s different from other conferences.

Older woman smoking a cigarette

Relationship Between Smoking and Glaucoma Remains Hazy

May 5, 2023 Why do some individuals develop open-angle glaucoma? Is it related to a person’s genetic makeup, or could it be due to lifestyle? What about environmental issues? Is it a combination of factors,

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