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AGS Annual Meeting
March 1-3, 2001
Newport Beach, CA

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  1. Stability of Xalatan in Controlled Heat and Ultraviolet Exposure Environments and Their Cinical Relevance – Robert J. Noecker, MD
  2. Aqueous Humor Dynamics in Ocular Hypertensive Patients – Carol B. Toris, PhD
  3. Optic Disc “Hot Spots” In Ocular Hypertension – Gary L. Trick, PhD
  4. Assessment of Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness by Scanning Laser Polarimetry, Optical Coherence Tomography and Scanning Laser Topography Following Laser—Assisted Insitu Keratomileusis – Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD
  5. Neural Rim Assessment in Normal Patients with Asymmetric Cups – L. Jay Katz, MD
  6. Scanning Laser Tomographic and Visual Field Changes In A Prospective Study Of Glaucoma Patients – Balwantray C. Chauhan, PhD
  7. Identification of Eyes with Early Glaucomatous Focal Visual Defects by Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy – Michael L. Greaney, MD
  8. A New Method Of Objective VEP Perimetry – Ivan Goldberg, MBBS, FRACO, FRACS
  9. The Effects of Ischemia on the Anterior Optic Nerve – George A. Cioffi, MD
  10. Is Glaucoma Primarily A Disease Of GLIAL Dysfunction? – Martin B. Wax, MD
  11. Induction of Heat Shock Protein 72 Protects Retinal Ganglion Cells in a Rat Glaucoma Model – Joseph Caprioli, MD
  12. How Does Non-Penetrating Glaucoma Surgery Work? – Douglas H. Johnson, MD
  13. St. Lucia Follow-Up Study: The Natural History of Glaucoma – M. Roy Wilson, MD, MS
  14. Measurement of the Anterior Chamber Angle in Eskimos, Chinese, Blacks and Whites – Nathan G. Congdon, MD, MPH
  15. The Singapore Case-Control Study of Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma– David S. Friedman, MD, MPH
  16. Prospective Study of Cigarette Smoking and the Risk of Primary Open—Angle Glaucoma – Louis R. Pasquale, MD
  17. The Use Of Pointwise Linear Regression In Identifying Field Deterioration In Advanced Glaucoma – Mark C. Westcott, MD
  18. Visual Field and Optic Disc Progression In Patients With Different Types Of Optic Disc Damage: A Longitudinal Prospective Study – Marcelo T. Nicolela, MD
  19. The Long Term Outcome Of Glaucoma Filtration Surgery – Douglas H. Johnson, MD
  20. Glaucoma Bi-Pass Surgery I: Device Development – Mary G. Lynch, MD
  21. Glaucoma Bi-Pass Surgery II: Surgical Technique and Feasibility Studies – Reay H. Brown, MD
  22. 6-Month Comparison of AGN 192024 QD and BID With Timolol BID in Patients With Elevated IOP – Joel S. Schuman, MD

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Scientific Poster Sessions: Portola

Friday, March 2 7:00 am - 7:45 am (Authors with odd #s)
Moderators: Janet B. Serle, Neil T. Choplin

Saturday, March 3 7:00 am - 7:45 am (Authors with even #s) Moderators: Jeffrey Freedman, Mary Ann Lloyd

  1. Efficacy and Tolerability of Brimonidine Versus Latanoprost as First-Line Therapy For Glaucoma Or Ocular Hypertension – Harvey DuBiner, MD
  2. Angle Closure Glaucoma in Children: Evaluation and Findings with Conventional ultra-sound and the Ultrasound Biomicroscope - David A. Belyea, MD
  3. An Evaluation of Brimonidine Use in Elderly Patients Previously on Chronic, Non-Selective Beta-Blocker Therapy for Glaucoma – Robert J. Noecker, MD
  4. Ultrasound Biomicroscopy (UBM) of Angle Closure Glaucoma (ACG) in Childhood – Anjali S. Hawkins, MD, PhD
  5. A Twelve Week Comparison Of The Efficacy, Safety, And Quality Of Life Effects Of Brimonidine/Latanoprost Versus Timolol/Latanoprost Dual Therapy – Thomas Walters, MD
  6. Laser Trabecular Ablation for Chronic Hypotony – Louis B. Cantor, MD
  7. Dual Therapy Using Brimonidine With Latanoprost Compared to Timolol-Dorzolamide Combination Therapy – Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD
  8. Withdrawn
  9. Safety and Efficacy of Travoprost in the Treatment of Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension in Comparison With Latanoprost and Timolol – Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD
  10. Withdrawn
  11. Travoprost is Effective Adjunctive Therapy in Patients With Uncontrolled IOP While Using Timoptic 0.5% – Silvia D. Orengo-Nania, MD
  12. Early Postoperative Intraocular Pressure in Glaucoma Patients After Clear Corneal Phacoemulsification – Paul H. Kalina, MD
  13. Travoprost Is Superior To Timolol In Lowering IOP In Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension – Ronald L. Fellman, MD
  14. A Randomized Trial of the Long-Term Effects of digital Ocular Compression in the late Post-Operative Period – Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD
  15. Gelatinase B (MMP-9) in Leaking Filtering Blebs – Joel S. Schuman, MD
  16. Trial Study of the Relationship of Literacy to Glaucoma Visual Loss – Paul P. Lee, MD, JD
  17. A Retrospective Review of Subnormal or Non-Response to Xalatan in Glaucomatous Eyes – Ryan M. Rich, MD
  18. Comparison of Serial Humphrey Visual Fields, Statpac, and Progressor to Analyze Glaucomatous Visual Fields – Jonathan S. Myers, MD
  19. Efficacy of Xalatan and Iris Color – Francis Y. Falck, Jr., MD, PhD
  20. Scanning Laser Polarimetry: Analysis of Variance of Scans Obtained From Multiple Machines – Robert D. Williams, MD
  21. Neptazane and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome – Shigemi Sugiki, MD
  22. The Prevalence of Glaucoma in a Population-Based Study of Hispanics: Projecto Ver - Harry A. Quigley, MD
  23. The Use of Prservatives in Ocular Hypotensive Products and Their Effect on Stability, Storage and In-Life Utilization – Gary D. Novack, PhD
  24. Is Earlier Diagnosis And Treatment Of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma Associated With Lower Morbidity Due To Glaucoma?– Eugenio J. Maul, MD
  25. Cost Analysis of Glaucoma Medications – Steven D. Vold, MD
  26. Trends in Trabeculectomies Performed on the Medicare Chort From 1995 to 1998 – Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD
  27. Comparing the Efficacy of Prednisolone Acetate to Loteprednol Etabonate After Primary Trabeculectomy – Rana R. Ghauri, MD
  28. Localization of SPARC (Osteonectin) in Normal Human Trabecular Meshwork – Douglas Rhee, MD
  29. Validating a New Optic Nerve Staging System for Glaucoma: Inter- and Intra-Observed Correlations – Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD
  30. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Mediated Transduction Of Retinal Ganglion Cells In Culture – Margaret P. Good, MD
  31. Comprehensive Ocular Hemodynamic Analysis – Alon Harris, PhD
  32. Supplemental Transscleral Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation After Aqueous Shunt Placement in Refractory Glaucoma – Terry M. Semchyshyn, MD
  33. Changes in Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow After Therapeutic Intraocular Pressure Reduction in Glaucoma Patients – Mark R. Lesk, MD
  34. Combined Transcleral Cyclophotocoagulation With Glaucoma Drainage Device for Management of Refractory Glaucoma – Steven R. Shields, MD
  35. Withdrawn
  36. Simultaneous Placement of Two Tube Shunts In Complicated Glaucoma: A Pilot Study– Pratap Challa, MD

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