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Glaucoma referral scheme showing results

Recent research by the College of Optometrists shows that a glaucoma scheme in Manchester has successfully filtered patients with low false positive and false negative rates. The results should interest commissioners considering glaucoma pathways.

The research, published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, evaluated the clinical effectiveness of a glaucoma enhanced referral service in Greater Manchester.