Summary of NICE guidance for Glaucoma

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020) but NICE is updating its guideline to reflect a HTA report on selective laser trabeculoplasty versus drops for newly diagnosed ocular hypertension and glaucoma. Please go to NICE to check for recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 102, December 2017, includes one topic: Glaucoma (NICE NG81). Sections covered include: assessment and diagnosis, general principles, treatment and management, OHT, suspected COAG, COAG, and providing information.

There is also an index to all NICE Bites publications in 2017.