The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: interim quality of life findings after initial medical or surgical treatment of glaucoma.

@article{Janz2001TheCI,
  title={The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: interim quality of life findings after initial medical or surgical treatment of glaucoma.},
  author={Nancy Janz and Patricia A. Wren and Paul R. Lichter and David C. Musch and Brenda W. Gillespie and Kenneth E. Guire and Richard P. Mills},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 11},
  pages={1954-65}
}
OBJECTIVE To present interim quality of life (QOL) findings in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS) using all available follow-up through 5 years from treatment initiation. DESIGN Randomized controlled clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Six hundred seven newly diagnosed patients with open-angle glaucoma from 14 clinical centers. INTERVENTION Patients were randomly assigned to either initial medical therapy or initial trabeculectomy. After treatment initiation and early… CONTINUE READING

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