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September 27, 2018
Original Investigation

Ocular Antihypertensive Medication Use After iStent Implantation Concurrent With Cataract Surgery vs Cataract Surgery Alone in a Large US Health Care Claims Database

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 27, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4461

This study determines whether implantation of the iStent concurrent with cataract surgery is associated with reduced use of ocular antihypertensive medications in a US health care claims database.

Myocilin Gene Gln368Ter Variant Penetrance and Association With Glaucoma in Population-Based and Registry-Based Studies

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 27, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4477

This cross-sectional study of population-based and registry-based studies examines the penetrance and association of myocilin (MYOC) gene p.Gln368Ter variant with glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

Invited Commentary

Penetrance of Myocilin Mutations—Who Gets Glaucoma?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 27, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4470
September 20, 2018
Original Investigation

Association of Angle Width With Progression of Normal-Tension GlaucomaA Minimum 7-Year Follow-up Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 20, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4333

This study determines whether anterior chamber angle width plays any role in normal-tension glaucoma progression.

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Uncorrected Refractive Error in Older Adults in a Population-Based Study in France

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 20, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4229

This cross-sectional study estimates the prevalence of uncorrected refractive error in older adults, particularly in those with age-related eye disease and who are unable to attend an outpatient clinic, and identifies the factors associated with uncorrected refractive error.

Invited Commentary

On Aging and VisionNo Time to Lament

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 20, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4207
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