TITLE

Biological measurements, family history factors in treating glaucoma

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the need for glaucoma diagnosis and therapy to be based on biological measurements, cup-to-disc ratio and risk factors, according to physician Eve J. Higginbotham. She contends that a patient's country of origin and family history is the most specific and significant risk factors for the disease. She believes that there are more specific biological causes that are related to therapy. She says race continues to have a role in the medical community.
ACCESSION #
43387272

 

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