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»Webinars

Sep 07 2022

Instructions for NGS Webinars on WebEx

Janet Swartz, EdD

The NGS uses WebEx for its interactive webinars. Get detailed instructions including computer screen shots about joining a webinar via a link or through an Internet browser on a computer.
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»Glaucoma Watch

Sep 06 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Thimons

Janet Swartz, EdD

The National Glaucoma Society is please to announce that Dr. Jim Thimons, Chairman of the National Glaucoma Society, has been included on Newsweek's America's Best Eye Doctors 2022 list.
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»Case of the Month

Aug 31 2022

SLT as First-Line Therapy

Bud O'Leary, OD

Dr. Nate Lighthizer presents a newly diagnosed glaucoma patient and discusses the research and clinical support for SLT as first-line therapy.
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»Case of the Month

Jul 21 2022

Normal Tension Glaucoma Patient

Bud O'Leary, OD

Dr. Justin Schweitzer discusses the clinical presentation and treatment plan for a 65-year-old patient with normal tension glaucoma.
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»Case of the Month

Jun 13 2022

Secondary Glaucoma from Ocular Trauma

Bud O'Leary, OD

Dr. Elizabeth Muckley discusses the diagnosis and management of an African-American college athlete with hyphema and secondary glaucoma from ocular trauma, the risk of angle recession glaucoma, and the potential role of sickle cell in treatment options.
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»Glaucoma Watch

May 31 2022

Angle Closure Glaucoma

Janet Swartz, EdD

Dr. Danica Marrelli provides an overview of angle closure glaucoma, including its prevalence, etiology, classification, and risk factors.
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»Case of the Month

Apr 11 2022

Normal Tension Glaucoma

Bud O'Leary, OD

Dr. Mark Dunbar describes an 80-year-old patient with normal tension glaucoma, presents an algorithm for treating NTG, and discusses the potential effect of low profusion pressure.
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»Webinars

Apr 10 2022

Hyperosmolar Eye Drops and Fuch's Disease

Janet Swartz, EdD

During an NGS webinar on endothelial disease, a participating optometrist provided a link to a recent study in the AAO Journal that showed no benefit of hyperosmolar eye drops for Fuch's disease.
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