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PURPOSE To investigate the nocturnal blood pressure "dip" in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and normal-tension glaucoma (NTG). MATERIAL AND METHODS 46 patients (36 women and 10 men), including 15 patients with POAG (mean age 49.6 +/- 6.8), 20 patients with NTG (mean age 54.5 +/- 14.1) and 11 control subjects (mean age 43.4 +/- 16.3),(More)
INTRODUCTION The falling success rate of ALT (Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty) has raised the interest in some new laser techniques, such as q-switched Nd:YAG laser trabeculoplasty (Coherent Selecta 7000). The "selective" laser trabeculoplasty destroys melanosomes of pigmented trabecular meshwork cells, sparing adjacent non-pigmented cells and tissues. AIM(More)
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