Author: João Barbosa Breda

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Glaucoma specialist, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário São João and Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Organisation: Centro Hospitalar e Universitário São João

Glaucoma in Portugal

Glaucoma specialist, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário São João and Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Organisation: Centro Hospitalar e Universitário São João
For World Glaucoma Week, Dr João Barbosa Breda, writes about glaucoma in Portugal. Dr Breda is part of Allergan Foundation's International Glaucoma Panel. In Portugal, the westernmost country of Europe, a recent study of national prescription data shows that 2.2% (231,634 inhabitants) of the total Portuguese population is under some type of eyedrops1. Moreover, in…