• Systemic hypertension associated with primary open angle glaucoma

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Pre-existing systemic hypertension is associated with primary open angle glaucoma, according to a population-based case-control study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology.
    “This study also adds to the evidence that POAG is associated with prior migraine, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and hypotension,” Tung-Mei Kuang, MD, of the department of ophthalmology at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, School of Medicine at National Yang-Ming University and Research Center of Sleep Medicine at the College of Medicine in Taipei Medical University, and colleagues wrote.
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