Washington University School of Medicine Glaucoma Risk Estimator

Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca

Istituto Mario Negri, Milan
 
Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study
Based on Results from
The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS)
and The European Glaucoma Prevention Study (EGPS)

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European Glaucoma Prevention Study

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Reprinted with permission from Dr. Herbert D. Riley, Indiana University, School of Optometry


We present a method for estimating the 5-year risk that an individual with ocular hypertension will develop primary open angle glaucoma (POAG).

The method may be useful to clinicians and patients in deciding the frequency of tests and examinations and the potential benefit of starting treatment.


More information is available in the manuscript, "A Validated Prediction Model for the Development of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma in Individuals with Ocular Hypertension," published in Ophthalmology 2007; 114(1):10-19. A list of publications from the OHTS and the EGPS is available in our publications section.

View the abstract here.


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This work has been supported by the following:

National Eye Institute: EY09307, EY09341
National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health
European Commission BMH4-CT-96-1598
Research to Prevent Blindness
Merck Research Laboratories
Pfizer Inc.

 
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