Prevalence of glaucoma in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea—a cross-sectional case-series

@article{Bendel2008PrevalenceOG,
  title={Prevalence of glaucoma in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea—a cross-sectional case-series},
  author={Rick Edward Bendel and Joel H. Kaplan and M Elizabeth Heckman and Paul Fredrickson and Shih-Chang Lin},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2008},
  volume={22},
  pages={1105-1109}
}
AimTo determine the prevalence of glaucoma in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.DesignCross-sectional case series.ParticipantsOne hundred patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea.TestingWithin 48 h of the polysomnographic diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea, patients underwent the following tests: intraocular pressure, gonioscopy, automated perimetry, stereoscopic biomicroscopy, and fundascopic assessment for the presence of glaucomatous optic nerve changes.Main outcome… CONTINUE READING

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