[Glaucoma screening--justified or not justified?].

@article{Sternbuch1991GlaucomaSO,
  title={[Glaucoma screening--justified or not justified?].},
  author={J Sternbuch and F{\'e}lix Gutzwiller},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={1991},
  volume={198 4},
  pages={277-83}
}
In explaining the damages of primary open-angle glaucoma, the elevated eye pressure was assumed to be the central causative factor. But epidemiological research found high proportions of the following clinical entities: only elevated pressure without further damages (called ocular hypertension), and only glaucomatous damages without high pressure (called… CONTINUE READING