This DVD is designed to help patients understand primary open-angle and closed-angle glaucoma. This informative and upbeat patient education tool features three real glaucoma patients talking candidly about their experiences with glaucoma. An ophthalmologist discusses diagnostic techniques and treatment options, including visual field testing, proper techniques for administering eye drops, and surgical options. Compliance is emphasized, as is the importance of regular glaucoma evaluations. Clear and concise computer animation shows the eye, diagnostic techniques, and treatment actions. It now features a comprehensive Aid to Informed Consent chapter for laser and drainage surgery options. The DVD includes content in English and Spanish. The length of complete DVD is approximately 10 minutes.
- 15 Dec 2006
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- San Francisco, United States