Untreated ocular hypertension. A long-term prospective study.

  title={Untreated ocular hypertension. A long-term prospective study.},
  author={Yoshiaki Kitazawa and Tsutomu Horie and Saeko Aoki and Masaaki Suzuki and Kenji Nishioka},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={95 7},
A prospective study was designed to determine the course of ocular hypertension without visual field loss if untreated and to estimate the value of various clinical findings in prediction the course of ocular hypertension. Seventy-five patients with intraocular pressure greater than 21 mm Hg but without demonstrable visual field defects were followed up without glaucoma therapy for a minimum of nine years. While under observation, seven of 75 ocular hypertensives developed typical glaucomatous… CONTINUE READING

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