USPSTF cites lack of evidence for glaucoma recommendation

02/20/2013 | AAFP News Now

A U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation says there is not enough evidence to evaluate the benefits and risks of screening adults without vision symptoms for primary open-angle glaucoma in a family medicine setting. The task force's statement agrees with AAFP's 2005 recommendation that also found a lack of evidence to make a recommendation on screening adults for glaucoma.

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