Glaucoma in China (and worldwide): changes in established thinking will decrease preventable blindness.

@article{Quigley2001GlaucomaIC,
  title={Glaucoma in China (and worldwide): changes in established thinking will decrease preventable blindness.},
  author={Harry A. Quigley and Nathan Congdon and David Steven Friedman},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={85 11},
  pages={1271-2}
}
The report by Foster and Johnson in this issue of the BJO (p 1277) points to dramatic developments in our knowledge of glaucoma worldwide. Firstly, they continue a trend endorsed by an international committee to use the term “glaucoma” only for people who have suVered injury to the optic nerve as judged by visual field abnormality, combined with enlargement of the cup/disc ratio outside statistical limits for the population studied. This approach is intended to diVerentiate between those with a… CONTINUE READING
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