Quality of life may be lower for early glaucoma patients who undergo surgery

Patients with early glaucoma who underwent glaucoma surgery may have a lower quality of life due to the psychological impact, according to a study.The cross-sectional study enrolled 225 patients and used the National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire to determine aspects of visual ability in 12 subscales, including general health, general vision, ocular pain, near and distance vision, social function, mental health, role limitations, dependency, driving, and color and peripheral vision.

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