Glaucoma

New NICE guidance states that selective laser trabeculoplasty rather than eye drops should be a first-line treatment for glaucoma. Kim Thomas asks what this means for optometrists – and their patients.

Clinical files: Can I routinely use an OCT instead of a visual field test for detecting chronic COAG?

For the very last issue of Optometry in Practice, Professor Jonathan Jackson MCOptom reflects on the past two decades of the journal and its contribution to our learning.

In this article three interesting glaucoma cases are discussed alongside the evidence-based approach underpinning management decisions.

This case study shows how selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) resulted in an improvement in ocular symptoms in a patient with ocular surface disease secondary to treatment for glaucoma.

Abstracts from the online Women in Vision UK Annual Meeting 2022 are presented.

Case study: Specialist optometrist Andrew J Morgan FCOptom discusses a case of ocular ischaemic syndrome and its differential diagnoses, central retinal vein occlusion and diabetic retinopathy.

Clinical files: Patient diagnosed with bilateral glaucoma with a visual field defect, do they need to notify the DVLA (or DVA)?

In this online CPD course, Thurka Sivapalan MCOptom covers the basic principles of OCT to help diagnose, monitor, and manage glaucoma-related conditions in community practice and in hospitals.

Online CPD courses for optometrists on the topic of glaucoma.

This recorded webinar delivered by Wai Siene Ng primarily covers a summary of Royal College of Ophthalmologists guidelines on primary angle closure disease management.