Deprivation and late presentation of glaucoma: case-control study.

  title={Deprivation and late presentation of glaucoma: case-control study.},
  author={Scott Fraser and Catey Bunce and Richard P L Wormald and Edgar Brunner},
  volume={322 7287},
OBJECTIVE To identify socioeconomic risk factors for first presentation advanced glaucomatous visual field loss. DESIGN Hospital based case-control study with prospective identification of patients. SETTING Three hospital eye departments. PARTICIPANTS Consecutive patients newly diagnosed with glaucoma (n=220). Cases (late presenters) were those presenting with advanced glaucoma (n=110), controls were those with early glaucoma (n=110). RESULTS Median underprivileged area scores were… CONTINUE READING
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