TITLE

Normal tension glaucoma cases require unique treatment methods

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Dec2008, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests that preventing glaucomatous progression in normal tension glaucoma patients necessitates different treatment regimens than primary open-angle glaucoma. Speaking at the 2008 American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Kuldev Singh admitted he more often follows untreated glaucoma suspects with low IOP than those with high pressure when approaching normal tension glaucoma cases. He also stresses the need to examine nonglaucomatous causes in normal tension glaucoma patients.
ACCESSION #
35376218

 

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