open-angle glaucoma


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Synonyms for open-angle glaucoma

glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm

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The goal of the study is to provide new scientific information about the effects of different treatment approaches in individuals who have open-angle glaucoma.
Since its introduction, LUMIGAN(R) has been widely prescribed by thousands of eye care professionals to reduce elevated IOP in open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension patients who were intolerant of other IOP-lowering medications or who did not have a sufficient reduction in IOP in multiple measurements using another IOP-lowering medication.
The randomized study will take place at up to ten centers worldwide on open-angle glaucoma patients that have failed maximum medical therapy and at least one surgical intervention.
The majority of patients were diagnosed with primary open-angle glaucoma (78%), followed by juvenile glaucoma (7%), angle closure glaucoma (2%), and other types of glaucoma.
Open-angle glaucoma is caused when the natural fluid inside the eye does not drain well, increasing pressure within the eye, leading to damage to the optic nerve, the main connection that sends signals controlling vision to the brain.
Aims and Objectives: The aim was to evaluate the efficacy of the fixed and unfixed combinations of latanoprost and timolol in patients of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension (OH).
The companies said Vyzulta, the first prostaglandin analog with one of its metabolites being nitric oxide, is indicated for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Via topical administration, VYZULTA, which the first prostaglandin analog with one of its metabolites being nitric oxide (NO), is indicated for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Keywords: Fixed combination antiglaucoma medications, intraocular pressure reduction rate, primary open-angle glaucoma, selective laser trabeculoplasty
Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, announced today the EU launch of the CyPass Micro-Stent, a micro invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) device, indicated for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma in conjunction with cataract surgery, or as a standalone procedure in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma who have failed previous medical treatments.
Association of Geroprotective Effects of Metformin and Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma in Persons With Diabetes Mellitus.
SUMMARY--The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and to evaluate its association with open-angle glaucoma in patients attending the Department of Ophthalmology, Dr Tomislav Bardek General Hospital in Koprivnica, northwestern Croatia.
University of Iowa associate professor, Dr Markus Kuelm, told OT the approach from the early-stage study was most likely to be suitable for primary open-angle glaucoma, adding: "Cases of angle-closure glaucoma or congenital glaucoma are unlikely to benefit.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Open-Angle Glaucoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Open-Angle Glaucoma clinical trials scenario.