Autoantibodies may serve as glaucoma biomarkers March 01, 2017 By Laird Harrison The loss of autoantibodies may serve as useful biomarkers for glaucoma, according to Nadine von Thun Und Hohenstein-Blaul, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany, and colleagues. How glucosamine supplements may increase IOP January 04, 2017 By Laird Harrison The finding raises questions about whether the supplements could play a role in glaucoma, wrote H. Esfandiari of the University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran and colleagues in the journal Eye. Biosensors in contact lenses can monitor IOP and diabetes October 05, 2016 By Laird Harrison Work is progressing on contact lenses that can monitor biomarkers in tear film for intraocular pressure, diabetes mellitus, and other health conditions. New technology predicts conversion to POAG August 10, 2016 By Laird Harrison Clinicians can predict which patients with ocular hypertension are most likely to develop primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) using short-wave automated perimetry, scanning laser polimetry, and confocal laser ophthalmoscopy, as well as the patient’s age, researchers said. Why primary angle-closure glaucoma is declining in Scotland March 30, 2016 By Laird Harrison Despite predictions that the prevalence of APACG, a leading cause of blindness, is set to rise worldwide, some authors have reported a decline in certain countries.