Normal-tension glaucoma: is it different from primary open-angle glaucoma?

  title={Normal-tension glaucoma: is it different from primary open-angle glaucoma?},
  author={Milton Bruce Shields},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  volume={19 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) is a common form of open-angle glaucoma throughout the world, and yet there are many unanswered questions regarding both the mechanisms of the optic neuropathy and the treatment of these patients. The present review considers how recent literature advances our understanding of both the mechanisms of glaucomatous damage and the treatment of patients with NTG. RECENT FINDINGS The main theme in the current literature continues to be that NTG and… CONTINUE READING
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