oa South African Family Practice - Glaucoma in general practice : CPD
|Article Title||Glaucoma in general practice : CPD|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Publication Date||Aug 2006|
|Pages||46 - 49|
Glaucoma is a silent condition very rarely presenting with headaches and only leading to decreased vision in the very advanced stages. Disc cupping and intraocular pressure measurement are important features in making the diagnosis. Acute angle closure is very rare and needs urgent referral. Most patients will be well controlled with medical therapy alone
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