Glaucoma testing

Findlay, S.; Kritz, F.L.
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/23/91, Vol. 111 Issue 26, p71
Reports that new government guidelines issued last week by the National Eye Institute advise all Americans ages 60 and older and black Americans ages 40 to 59 to get eye tests at least once every two years for glaucoma. Advice also applies to younger people; Advice to doctors; The number of Americans who are blind due to glaucoma; How glaucoma testing is covered financially.


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