Ricardo Guedes

Learn 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 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 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)
  • 1