Patients with glaucoma at higher risk for motor vehicle accidents

Older drivers with glaucoma are involved in automobile accidents at a higher rate than their similarly aged counterparts without glaucoma, according to a study.
The prospective 4-year analysis, conducted at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and presented as a poster at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, looked at the relationship between moderate glaucoma and motor vehicle accidents.
Of 142 patients with moderate glaucoma who reported driving, almost 11% reported involvement in at least one motor vehicle accident over the course of

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