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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 163-168

Common avoidable mistakes in the management of glaucoma


P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Barun K Nayak
P.D. Hinduja National Hospital, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mumbai - 400 016, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2320-3897.116857

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Glaucoma is managed by most of the general ophthalmologists as well as by the glaucoma specialists. Two types of mistakes by the general ophthalmologists have been noticed quite frequently while managing glaucoma. The first one is the misdiagnosis of neuro ophthalmological cases as glaucoma or failure to recognize the coexistence of neuro- ophthalmological cases and glaucoma. The second error occurs is in prescription writing which is of paramount importance. The purpose of the present write up is to discuss these commonly occurring two mistakes while managing glaucoma patients. The knowledge of which can improve the patient care with a better outcome.


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