Laser eye procedure is safe and effective as an early treatment for glaucomaBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4235 (Published 10 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4235
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Vaughan Thomas, clinical adviser2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of the NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Gazzard G, Konstantakopoulou G, Garway-Heath E, et al. Selective laser trabeculoplasty versus eye drops for first-line treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma (LiGHT): a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2019; doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32213-X.
This project was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 09/104/40) and was sponsored by the Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
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