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Glaucoma Tools and Resources

Glaucoma Tools & Resources 

 Glaucoma is the #1 cause of irreversible vision loss. Efforts are underway, across health professions, to identify those at risk earlier and more effectively. The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) published a glaucoma case study in its January 5th 2015 issue. Included in the article appendix is an MD guide for screening and referral for patients at risk for glaucoma. The guide has been endorsed by the Canadian Glaucoma Society, Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS), the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). The guide is available in English and French.


Click here for a downloadable brochure on Glaucoma.


Patient Resources

  1. Glaucoma FAQ
  2. OD Explains Glaucoma and Elevated Presure - Video
  3. Understand the Disease Book Series - Glaucoma

Content provided courtesy of the Canadian Association of Optometrists