Glaucoma prevalence in the Nordic countries. Estimates based on glaucoma drug consumption.

@article{Goldschmidt1989GlaucomaPI,
  title={Glaucoma prevalence in the Nordic countries. Estimates based on glaucoma drug consumption.},
  author={Ernst Goldschmidt and Johannes Fuchs and Christina Raitta},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={1989},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={
          204-10
        }
}
Glaucoma prevalences in the 5 Nordic countries are estimated on basis of a) wholesale of glaucoma medicaments (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) and b) registered glaucoma patients receiving free medication (Finland). Prevalences are compared nationally and internationally. The estimated glaucoma prevalence is highest in Norway (2.19% related to the population greater than 40 years), lowest in Denmark (0.76% in the same age group). The prevalence in Iceland, Finland, and Sweden are 2.0, 1… CONTINUE READING
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