24-Hour Monitoring Gives Long View of Glaucoma

Source: Medscape

Monday, March 06, 2017 | Glaucoma , Medical Studies

Tracking intraocular pressure for 24-hours using a contact-lens sensor can help physicians predict the speed of vision loss over the subsequent 5 years in patients who have been treated for glaucoma, new research shows. "With this information, a doctor can modify treatment to prevent future irreversible vision loss from glaucoma," said Carlos Gustavo De Moraes, MD, from the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

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