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Sleep apnoea in the eye clinic
  1. A Kadyan,
  2. S Sandramouli
  1. Wolverhampton and Midland Counties Eye Infirmary, New Cross Hospital, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, UK
  1. Ms A Kadyan, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK; anjukadyan{at}btinternet.com

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We agree with the authors’ recommendation on the need for a sleep history in the eye clinic and probably having a lower threshold for referral to sleep physicians for further sleep studies.1 However, we would like to bring to their attention other epidemiological studies where screening tools/sleep history have shown a high prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with ocular disorders other than non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION). These include primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), normal tension glaucoma (NTG), floppy eye lid …

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