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Trabeculectomy outcomes similar for elderly, younger patients

March 27, 2015

The short-term outcomes of trabeculectomy in glaucoma patients older than 80 years were not significantly different from younger patients, researchers reported in a study recently published in the Journal of Glaucoma.

"Glaucoma in the elderly is becoming more prevalent, with the constant increase in the aging population," Duman and colleagues wrote. "The disease may affect an elderly person's quality of life negatively, causing mobility limitations, fear of falling and depressive symptoms.

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