German register for glaucoma patients with dry eye. I. Basic outcome with respect to dry eye

@article{Erb2008GermanRF,
  title={German register for glaucoma patients with dry eye. I. Basic outcome with respect to dry eye},
  author={Carl Erb and Ulrike Gast and Dieter Schremmer},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={246},
  pages={1593-1601}
}
The purpose of this register was to determine the links between glaucoma, age, concomitant disease, medication, and dry eye in a large group of glaucoma patients. A total of 20,506 patients from 900 centers across Germany were included. The first 30 consecutive glaucoma patients at each center were recruited. Epidemiological data as well as information on glaucoma, medication, concomitant diseases, dry eye, and local symptoms were elicited by means of a questionnaire. We analyzed primary open… CONTINUE READING