Initial Treatment for Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma in China.

@article{Liang2015InitialTF,
  title={Initial Treatment for Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma in China.},
  author={Yuan Bo Liang and Ning Li Lu Wang and Shi Song Rong and Ravi Thomas},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={469-73}
}
China has a large burden of primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) and the approach to treatment is different from that in most parts of the world. In China, trabeculectomy is a mainstay of initial treatment for PACG and laser peripheral iridotomy is reserved for PAC and PACG with peripheral angle synechiae ≤180 degrees. The greater reduction of and more stable IOP, lower frequency of acute angle closure, decreased progression of peripheral anterior synechia and glaucoma, and the reduction of… CONTINUE READING
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