Comparative effectiveness of treatments for open-angle glaucoma: a systematic review for the u.s. Preventive services task force.

CONCLUSION: Medical and surgical treatments for open-angle glaucoma lower intraocular pressure and reduce the risk for optic nerve damage over the short to medium term. Which treatments best prevent visual disability and improve patient-reported outcomes is unclear.
PRIMARY FUNDING SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
PMID: 23420235 [PubMed – in process] (Source: Annals of Internal Medicine)