Glaucoma

A new study in JAMA Ophthalmology investigated if genetic risk scores comprising 12 primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) risk variants were associated with age at diagnosis. Genetic variants influence disease risk but clinical effects of associated variants is unknown.

The cross-sectional study included patients with POAG and controls from the Glaucoma Genes and Environment (GLAUGEN) study (976 individuals with POAG and 1,140 controls) and the National Eye Institute Glaucoma Human Genetics Collaboration (NEIGHBOR)…

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  1. Mar 19, 2019

AAO: Variation in Prostaglandin Analog Prices Analyzed

Providers don't usually ask what type of Medicare Part D plan their patients with glaucoma have but it's something that should be considered, according to Aaron Priluck, BSE, of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Truhlsen…

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  1. Oct 24, 2019

Genetic Risk Scores With POAG Risk Variants Associated With Age at Diagnosis

A new study in JAMA Ophthalmology investigated if genetic risk scores comprising 12 primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) risk variants were associated with age at diagnosis. Genetic variants influence disease risk but clinical effects of associated variants is unknown…