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

Is the light shining brighter for glaucoma patients?

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

For World Glaucoma Week, Dr João Barbosa Breda on hope for the future of glaucoma patients… Dr Breda is part of Allergan Foundation’s International Glaucoma Panel. There are many things in the near future that might improve the quality of life of glaucoma patients. First of all, there have been very good results with new artificial…

Glaucoma in Portugal

Glaucoma specialist, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário São João and Professor of 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…