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How glaucoma affects psychosocial functioning
How glaucoma affects psychosocial functioning (November 18, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Singapore - A new report published in Ophthalmology examines how glaucoma affects a patient's psychosocial functioning. Researchers studied nearly 200 bilateral glaucoma patients with both visual acuity and visual field losses, comparing participants to 40 controls. Results showed that glaucoma patient 63% higher anxiety, 38.3% less psychological well-being, 71% lower self-image, and 32.4% reduced confidence in health care, when compared to patients without glaucoma.
 
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