Lege Artis Medicinae

[Changing glaucoma care in Hungary: is technical development accompanied by the improvement of glaucoma management?]

HOLLÓ Gábor1

DECEMBER 21, 2020

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2020;30(12)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.30.050

[Success and failure of the last thirty years of glaucoma care in Hungary are summarized in the current review on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of Lege Artis Medicinae. Lege Artis Medicinae has been supporting glaucoma care with publishing scientific papers on glaucoma management since its establishment. During the last three de­cades our understanding of the pathomechanism of glaucoma has been changed, modern automated threshold perimetry became widely available for ophthalmologists, quantitative retinal imaging became established, modern topical glaucoma medication including the fixed dose combination and preservative-free eye drops appeared in clinical practice, and glaucoma microsurgery considerably improved. However, better converting the achievements into routine clinical practice requires further efforts from Hungarian ophthalmologists.]

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  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, Szemészeti Klinika

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