Anthony Khawaja (Moorfields, UK) talks about the unmet needs in glaucoma including late detection due to insufficient screening methods along with limited understanding of how well a patient will respond to treatment. Research into genetic factors is an exciting area of current and future research.
1. What have been the most significant recent developments in glaucoma research? (0:04)
2. Discuss the current unmet needs and/or the challenges you face when treating glaucoma patients. (0:57)
3. What are the most promising areas of research in your field? (1:58)
4. Do you have a message for young ophthalmologists in Europe? (2:37)
Filmed in partnership with European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) at the SOE 2019 meeting in Nice, France.
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