Family history of glaucoma in the primary and secondary open-angle glaucomas

@article{Budde1999FamilyHO,
  title={Family history of glaucoma in the primary and secondary open-angle glaucomas},
  author={Wido M. Budde and Jost Bruno Jonas},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={237},
  pages={554-557}
}
· Background: A study was carried out to evaluate the frequency of a positive family history in the primary and secondary open-angle glaucomas. · Patients and methods: The study included 1176 patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma who were differentiated into secondary open-angle glaucoma [pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (n=144) and pigmentary glaucoma (n=61)], and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG; n=971). The POAG group was divided into non-highly-myopic patients without (“non-highly-myopic… CONTINUE READING
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