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Some Lessons from the Disc Appearance in the Open Angle Glaucomas

  • Stephen M. Drance
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Abstract

In a 1973 study of risk factors, it was shown that the condition very rarely progressed for normal pressure glaucoma patients with a history of a major shock-like state preceding the diagnosis of their glaucoma; whereas patients without such a history of shock usually did have their glaucoma worsen over time.

Keywords

Glaucoma Patient Normal Tension Glaucoma Disc Hemorrhage Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma Disc Appearance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen M. Drance
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyThe University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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