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Some observations on the relation between intraocular pressure reduction and the progression of glaucomatous visual loss.
  1. M Schulzer,
  2. F S Mikelberg and
  3. S M Drance
  1. Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.


    A quantitative measure of visual field loss associated with kinetic perimetry in chronic open-angle glaucoma (COAG) is discussed. With this new technique an analysis of covariance is applied to a retrospective study of 41 COAG patients. It suggests that reduction of intraocular pressure may not be uniformly effective in controlling the progression of the disease.

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