Refining glaucoma management and surgery

Evolving understanding and treatment options are aiding in the early diagnosis and management of this devastating condition

In Australia, 50% of people with glaucoma are not aware that they have it, which is a sobering statistic.

Glaucoma affects 3% of the Australian population; however, the prevalence increases exponentially with age, rising to 11% for those over 80.1

This means it is likely that most GPs will see a patient with glaucoma each consulting day, half of whom will be undiagnosed.1

This is particularly troubling as vision loss from glaucoma is irreversible, and safe and effective treatments are available.

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