J Clin Med 2021 May 19;10(10). Epub 2021 May 19.
Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision Research, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 03722, Korea.
In this retrospective study, clinical characteristics and glaucoma progression of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) patients who discontinued intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering medication during pregnancy were investigated. Glaucoma progression was determined using either serial visual field tests or optic disc/retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) photographs. Age, number of previous pregnancies, diagnosis, average IOP, IOP fluctuation, visual field mean deviation, pattern standard deviation, and RNFL thickness were examined, and their association with glaucoma progression was determined using linear regression analysis. Read More