• Missed Opportunities to Prevent Acute Angle-Closure

    By Jean Shaw
    Selected and reviewed by Neil M. Bressler, MD, and Deputy Editors

    How often do clinicians miss opportunities to diagnose and treat acute angle-closure crisis (AACC)? Wu et al. set out to identify Medicare patients who presented with AACC and assess factors that may have raised their risk of developing it. They found that there appear to have been multiple opportunities for interventions that may have averted AACC.