Lack of a Visible Outcome Marker Fuels the Perfect Storm of Dr Singh’s Editorial – Corrected Proof

Dr Singh's recent editorial entitled “Things Go Better with Cataract Surgery” points out that glaucoma care is unique in that there are inherent difficulties of measurement endpoints, inaccuracies of psychophysical testing, and confounding study variables such as intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction from cataract surgery, to name a few. These inadequacies, partly the basis for his perfect storm scenario regarding device studies, are conducive to study bias as he mentions, but that certainly is not completely the fault of scientists, CEOs, or physicians. It is mainly the product of a complex disease, glaucoma, that often coexists with other ocular diseases such (Read more...)

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