Speaker: Informational needs not met for many glaucoma patients

NEW ORLEANS — Among the many needs of glaucoma patients, one that is grossly under-met is how informed they are about their potential for glaucoma-induced blindness, a speaker said here. “Patients want to have a reasonable expectation of what’s going to happen to them,” George L. Spaeth, MD, FACS, said at Glaucoma Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. “Some patients want to hear the truth. Some patients do not want to hear the truth. But all patients deserve to hear the truth. And it’s how you present (Read more...)

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