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The City of Doctors and the City of Patients

  Channels: Glaucoma | Posted 10/18/2016

George Spaeth, MD, argues that effective glaucoma care requires clinicians to consider each patient’s unique needs and desires. Quality of life is not just related to the ability to see, Dr. Spaeth emphasizes, but also to whether or not the ability to see affects patients’ sense of who they are and how they can live. To truly help patients, he says, doctors must consider glaucoma from patients’ perspective instead of focusing on IOP and visual fields.

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