TITLE

Biological measurements, family history factors in treating glaucoma

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe;Sep2009, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the need to base glaucoma diagnosis and treatment on biological measurements, according to physician Eve J. Higginbotham. She emphasizes the need for clinicians to consider a patient's country of origin and family history as the most specific and significant risk factors for the disease. She points out the opportunity facing clinicians to identify more specific biological causes that are related to therapeutic responses. She believes that race continues to play a role in the medical community.
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44149450

 

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