Maturitas 2022 May 13;163:15-22. Epub 2022 May 13.
University of Western Australia, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (incorporating the Lions Eye Institute), Perth, WA, Australia; Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia; School of Medicine, Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia.
Worldwide, glaucoma affects about 3% of the population over the age of 50 years and is a leading cause of irreversible visual impairment among older people. Because glaucoma is asymptomatic in its early stages and can be challenging to diagnose clinically, it often remains undiagnosed until substantial vision loss has occurred. Efficient methods of glaucoma screening are therefore warranted for early detection of disease. Read More