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Prescription eye drops could delay or prevent half of glaucoma cases in African Americans.

Higginbotham, Eve J., Mae O. Gordon, Julie A. Beiser, Michael V. Drake, G. Richard Bennett, M. Roy Wilson, and Michael A. Kass. The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study: Topical medication delays or prevents primary open-angle glaucoma in African American individuals. Archives of Ophthalmology. 2004; 122(6): 813-20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=15197055&dopt=AbstractPlus

Reference

Title
The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study: Topical medication delays or prevents primary open-angle glaucoma in African American individuals
Publication
Archives of Ophthalmology
Publication Date
2004
Authors
Higginbotham, Eve J., Mae O. Gordon, Julie A. Beiser, Michael V. Drake, G. Richard Bennett, M. Roy Wilson, and Michael A. Kass
Volume & Issue
Volume 122, Issue 6
Pages
813-20
URL
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