Ricardo Guedes

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PURPOSE To assess the quality of life of glaucoma patients under medical therapy with different prostaglandin analogs. METHODS A cross-sectional study of consecutive glaucoma patients was designed. We assessed the patients' quality of life through the Brazilian 25-question version of the National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire, comprising(More)
PURPOSE We sought to identify the utility values in a group of Brazilian patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), and to assess its impact on visual acuity (VA) and mean deviation index values. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a cross-sectional study of consecutive patients with POAG, who were interviewed using three methods for obtaining utility(More)
PURPOSE To assess the impact of glaucoma therapy on utility values in a glaucoma population. METHODS A cross-sectional study of consecutive glaucoma patients was conducted. Utility values were obtained using the time trade-off method. Visual function variables (visual acuity and mean deviation in the better eye) and sociodemographic and clinical(More)
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