Sunday, December 18, 2005

Half of Glaucoma Patients Soon Stop Their Drops

Approximately half of patients who had filled a glaucoma prescription discontinued therapy within six months. Also, only 37% of patients refilled their initial medication at three years. These are the findings of a new study in October’s American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Am J Ophthalmol 2005 Oct;140(4):598-606.

Review of Optometry

DR. KEVIN'S COMMENTS: I guess we have to be more careful about assuring compliance

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