Circulating lipoprotein and blood glucose levels were determined for 53 patients with low-tension glaucoma and 39 patients with chronic simple glaucoma. The incidence of hypercholesterolaemia was significantly higher in the low-tension group than in the chronic simple glaucoma group and control data obtained elsewhere. Preliminary follow-up results of the effects of treatment are also reported. The incidence of raised fasting blood glucose levels was not significantly increased in either group.
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