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Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO
Dr. Sclafani is clinical associate of ophthalmology and visual science and director of optometric services The University of Chicago Medicine. She is president of Women of Vision, past president of the Illinois Optometric Association, past chair of the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section, and has served as a consultant for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Glaucoma patients' gender plays a role in treatments
Louise A. Sclafani, OD, FAAO, talks about the different concerns with men and women when diagnosing and treating glaucoma patients at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, NV.
Managing glaucoma in women
It has been estimated that by the year 2020, there will be an increase in the number of Americans living with glaucoma from 60 to 80 million. Given that women outnumber and outlive men, this will result in a vast number of patients who will require optometric care.