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Optimal surveillance regimes for individuals with ocular hypertension (OHT): modelling and economic evaluation
Project title: Optimal surveillance regimes for individuals with ocular hypertension (OHT): modelling and economic evaluation
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: University of Aberdeen
Co-investigators: Dr Aachal Kotecha, Dr Jonathan Cook, Dr Rodolfo Hernández, Mr Richard Wormald, Professor Anthony King, Professor Augusto Azuara-Blanco, Professor David Crabb, Professor David Garway-Heath, Professor Jonathan Deeks, Professor Luke Vale, Professor Mandy Ryan, Professor Paul Glasziou, Professor Rafael Perera-Salazar, Professor Stephen Vernon.
Started: February 2009 | Status: Published June 2012
Study found that for confirmed ocular hypertension there is no clear benefit from intensive monitoring for development of open-angle glaucoma and that biennial monitoring may be the best option. Reliable data from long-term follow-up of cohorts of ocular hypertension patients are required.
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