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Table 4 Reasons for reduced visual acuity (≤20/70)

From: Prevalence of self-reported early glaucoma eye drop bottle exhaustion and associated risk factors: a patient survey

Primary reason for reduced visual acuity Better eye (N = 9) Worse eye (N = 45)
Glaucoma (any type) 1 (11%) 11 (24%)
Retinal vein occlusion 0 6 (13%)
Age-related macular degeneration 2 (22%) 5 (11%)
Myopic retinal degeneration 2 (22%) 5 (11%)
Cataract 0 3 (7%)
Amblyopia 1 (11%) 3 (7%)
Retinal detachment 0 3 (7%)
Dry eye disease 1 (11%) 2 (4%)
Posterior uveitis 1 (11%) 2 (4%)
Diabetic retinopathy 0 1 (2%)
Other* 1 (11%) 4 (9%)
  1. *Includes Non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy, retinopathy of prematurity, irregular astigmatism after penetrating keratoplasty, macular hole.