Prognosis of glaucoma simplex and glaucoma capsulare. A comparative study.

@article{Olivius1978PrognosisOG,
  title={Prognosis of glaucoma simplex and glaucoma capsulare. A comparative study.},
  author={E O Olivius and William Thorburn},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={1978},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={921-34}
}
To study the prognosis of capsular glaucoma (102 eyes) as compared to simplex glaucoma (58 eyes), a retrospective comparison of the functional status of these diseases when first diagnosed and five years afterwards was made. At the first examination the capsular glaucoma eyes were on average more seriously damaged. After five years this tendency was more marked with several amaurotic eyes, 17% as compared to 10% of the simplex glaucoma group. Severe visual field loss in the eyes with advanced… CONTINUE READING

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