Glaucoma: diagnosis and management – NICE guideline

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This National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline covers diagnosing and managing glaucoma in people aged 18 and over.

It includes recommendations on testing and referral (case-finding) for chronic open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension, and on effective diagnosis, treatment and reassessment to stop these conditions progressing. This guideline includes recommendations on:

  • case-finding
  • diagnosis
  • standard practice for all assessments
  • reassessment
  • treatment
  • organisation of care
  • providing information.