Ophthalmol Glaucoma 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; Center for Eye Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Purpose: To understand the treatment burden experienced by patients receiving care for primary open-angle glaucoma.
Design: Semi-structured, one-on-one, qualitative interviews PARTICIPANTS: Patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and age ≥40 who were scheduled for a follow-up glaucoma appointment at the Kellogg Eye Center (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA). Researchers used purposeful sampling to ensure that there was representation of a range of ages, disease stages, total number of medical conditions, distance traveled to clinic, history of prior glaucoma surgery, employment, and education. Read More