A Comparison of Treated and Untreated Glaucoma Suspects
The causal relationship of elevated intraocular pressure and glaucoma-like changes at the optic nerve head has been established . Anderson  in his Jackson lecture examined the relationship of intraocular pressure and open-angle glaucoma. The notion that other risk factors must also be present was restated. The evidence for success with medial pressure reduction in damaged glaucoma eyes is still controversial [3–12], although the evidence that surgical pressure reduction favorably influences progression is established [13, 14].
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