Pharmacogenetics — Getting Closer
Ian M. MacDonald*
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2009
First Page: 46
Last Page: 49
Publisher ID: TOOPHTJ-3-46
Article History:Received Date: 29/1/2009
Revision Received Date: 12/3/2009
Acceptance Date: 29/3/2009
Electronic publication date: 17/9/2009
Collection year: 2009
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This review is written for the generalist to provide an understanding of the application of genetics to the care of patients with glaucoma and the broader concepts of personalized medicine. More specifically, the review will link advances in the genetics of glaucoma with the concepts of pharmacogenetics and its potential to improve patient care.