The sight test fee Potential to spread alarm

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6965.1370b (Published 19 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1370

Potential to spread alarm

  1. K D Phillips
  1. London W1N 1AA

    EDITOR, - D A H Laidlaw and colleagues' paper on sight testing and glaucoma seems to contain several inconsistencies and dubious interpretations of figures.1 The value of sight testing in the detection of glaucoma is brought into question by their statement that “true positive cases were those in which the patient was noted at the first clinic visit to require follow up for confirmed or suspected glaucoma.” Presumably, true cases of …

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