TABLE 44Treatment parameter values for those with glaucoma

DescriptionMean valueSource/note
Reduction in risk of progression from any medical treatment (HR)
 Individuals with OHT0.56Maier 2005237
 Individuals with OAG0.65Maier 2005237
Proportion of OAG individuals receiving surgery for OAG8.50%Burr 2009270
Proportion of successful surgeries88% at 1 year and 79% at 4 yearsBurr 2009.270 Note: based on expert opinion the failure rates were assumed to be equal to the proportions of surgical patients subsequently in need of argon laser trabeculoplasty

From: 8, Economic evaluation

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Surveillance for Ocular Hypertension: An Evidence Synthesis and Economic Evaluation.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.29.
Burr JM, Botello-Pinzon P, Takwoingi Y, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Jun.
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