Quality of life of primary open angle glaucoma patients in lagos, Nigeria: clinical and sociodemographic correlates.

@article{Onakoya2012QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life of primary open angle glaucoma patients in lagos, Nigeria: clinical and sociodemographic correlates.},
  author={Adeola Olukorede Onakoya and Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha and Olufisayo Temitayo Aribaba and Olayinka O Ibidapo},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={287-95}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the quality of life (QOL) of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) patients attending a tertiary eye institution in Lagos, Nigeria and identify clinical and sociodemographic factors affecting it. METHODS A hospital-based cross-sectional analytical study design was used to compare 132 patients with varying degrees of severity of glaucoma (cases) with age-matched and sex-matched controls with essentially normal eyes and no family history of glaucoma. RESULTS POAG patients had… CONTINUE READING
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