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  • Sep 30, 2019

    Normal-Tension Glaucoma

    Course CME
    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Normal-tension glaucoma is an optic neuropathy of unknown etiology characterized by optic disc excavation, retinal nerve fiber layer loss, and visual field defects similar to those seen in other forms of glaucomatous optic neuropathy. Patients with glaucoma-like optic nerve and visual field changes yet normal intraocular pressure are numerous and require treatment to preserve vision.