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Table 1 Glaucoma cohort patient demographics and disease characteristics (n = 202)

From: Lessons learned from the development and implementation of a patient-reported outcome and experience measure (POEM) in an Australian glaucoma practice

Variable  
Age (years) 69 ± 13 (range 24–94)
Gender Female 55%
Male 45%
Laterality of disease Unilateral 11%
Bilateral 89%
Glaucoma type POAG 91%
Other 9%
Previous glaucoma surgery None 58%
One eye 22%
Both eyes 20%
Other ocular surgery None 38%
Cataract surgery only 42%
Anterior surgery ± cataract surgery 6%
Vitreoretinal surgery ± cataract surgery 15%
Mean number of glaucoma medications 1.9 ± 1.1, range 0–4.5
Mean visual acuity (logMAR) Worse eye: 0.5 ± 0.8, range − 0.2 to 3.5
Better eye: 0.1 ± 0.3, range − 0.2 to 2.9
Visual field Worse eye
Normal 14%, Mild 26%, Moderate 23,37%
Better eye
Normal 29%, Mild 43%, Moderate 18%, Severe 10%
  1. POAG Primary open angle glaucoma