This technology is showing promise as a clinical tool for diagnosing and monitoring glaucoma patients.
Both approaches offer advantages in terms of convenience and accuracy, but gonioscopy still remains the gold standard.
Now that technology has made home IOP measurement feasible, doctors are beginning to uncover its real-world pros and cons.
It’s clear that exfoliation affects parts of the body outside the eye; the question is whether that poses a danger to the patient.
In some cases, trying to address the underlying cause may be a good alternative to trabeculectomy and tube shunts.
Effective communication is crucial, including asking key questions, providing clear educational materials and offering assistance.