The global impact of glaucoma / B. Thylefors & A.-D. Négrel
Showing items related by title and MeSH subject.
Tahat, A.A.; Al Khawaldeh, A.M. (2000)We aimed to test the hypothesis that there is an association between hypothyroidism and primary open-angle glaucoma. A total of 60 patients with acquired hypothyroidism were evaluated by a senior ophthalmologist for evidence of glaucoma. Evaluations were carried out by history, tonometry, funduscopy, gonioscopy and visual field perimetry. Thyroid function tests, and dermatological and neurological examinations were performed. Patients were matched according to age and gender. There were 10 males and 50 females [age range 34-72 years]. We found 3 ...
Address by, Dr Hussein A. Gezairy, Regional Director, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, on the occasion of the regional workshop on glaucoma treatment and control strategies, EMRO, Cairo, Egypt, 14-16 December 2009 World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (2009)
Impact of an educational programme on knowledge, beliefs, practices and expectations about care among adolescent glaucoma patients in Cairo Mohamed, E.A.; Bayoumi, O.R.; Draz, S.F. (2011)Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the impact of an educational programme on knowledge, beliefs, practices and expectations towards glaucoma and eye care among adolescent patients with glaucoma. A purposive sample of 50 patients with glaucoma aged 12-18 years, attending ophthalmology outpatient clinics in Cairo, Egypt, were given an educational programme focusing on information about glaucoma, correcting patients' incorrect beliefs and expectations, and demonstrations and retraining ...