Abstract

A STUDY OF PROFILE OF GLAUCOMA IN A PERIPHERAL MEDICAL COLLEGE IN WEST BENGAL

Author(s): Suman Mukherjee

BACKGROUND The complex pattern of migration across India contributing to marked ethnic differences between different regions, the pattern of glaucoma is bound to vary in different regions of India. Apart from an epidemiological survey1 based on rural population in West Bengal, no such clinical study has been carried out in this region of India. This study of 840 glaucoma patients in Malda Medical College in West Bengal is likely to reflect the pattern of glaucoma in this region of West Bengal and helps in making definite approach towards its management. The aim of the study is to evaluate the profile and distribution of various sub-types of glaucoma in a peripheral medical college and hospital in West Bengal