TITLE

Consider offering laser surgery as initial glaucoma treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Passut, Jena
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;May2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests the use of laser surgery as the first phase treatment for glaucoma. Ophthalmologist Alan L. Robin said that some glaucoma patients cannot do eye drops due to poor hand dexterity. He also said that the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends laser or surgical therapy for glaucoma if suitable.
ACCESSION #
31949908

 

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