What is the sexual predilection of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)?

Updated: Mar 16, 2020
  • Author: Kristin Schmid Biggerstaff, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Reports on sex predilection also differ. Although some age-controlled studies have reported significantly higher mean IOP values in women than in men, others have failed to find such a difference, while others have even shown males to have a higher prevalence of glaucoma.


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