Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (cont.)
Support Groups and Counseling
Educating people with primary open-angle glaucoma is essential for medical treatment to be successful. The person who understands the chronic (long-term), potentially progressive nature of glaucoma is more likely to comply with medical treatment.
Numerous handouts about glaucoma are available, two of which are listed below.
- "Understanding and Living with Glaucoma: A Reference Guide for People with Glaucoma and Their Families," Glaucoma Research Foundation, 1-800-826-6693.
- "Glaucoma Patient Resource: Living More Comfortably with Glaucoma," Prevent Blindness America, 1-800-331-2020.
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Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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