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. How 24-hour IOP measurements vary with glaucoma treatment March 23, 2016 By Laird Harrison Clinicians should take into account the way IOP varies over the course of 24 hours depending on the glaucoma treatment used, according to the authors of a new literature review.