Introduction to Glaucoma: Terminology, Epidemiology and Heredity


In this video, Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, discusses the epidemiology, pathology and genetics of glaucoma, with a particular focus on primary open-angle glaucoma, or POAG. A disease that affects African-Americans disproportionately, POAG is a leading cause of blindness.

This video was produced for The Scheie Eye Institute Best Practices in Ophthalmology series by CMEinfo, a registered trademark of Oakstone Publishing, LLC, Birmingham, AL . The complete video may be ordered here 


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