Glaucoma: therapeutic updates, best practices, and barriers to effective care

Cost: Free

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This free online CME course provides insights about Glaucoma and will help physicians better treat patients suffering from the disease.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Monitoring intraocular pressure (IOP) and optimizing targets.
  • Current and emerging treatment options for glaucoma.


After completing this course, you will better be able to:

  • Individualize intraocular pressure targets based on known risk factors and patient-specific characteristics, and optimize assessment of intraocular pressure profiles to readily identify peaks and fluctuations
  • Identify first-line pharmacotherapies, laser therapies, and glaucoma implants for lowering intraocular pressure, and select appropriate monotherapies and combination therapies for patients
  • Discuss present and emerging pharmacotherapies currently in clinical development and their mechanisms of action, and apply those therapies to patient cases
  • Describe barriers to care in the treatment of patients with glaucoma and what clinicians may do to aide patients in circumventing them

Ophthalmologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists with an interest in ophthalmology or diseases affecting the eye; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with glaucoma.

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