Reminder of important clinical lesson
The case of a 78-year-old man with progressive glaucoma despite seemingly adequate control of his intraocular eye pressure is presented. On further questioning he was discovered to have played the trumpet for up to 4 h per day for 60 years. Significant increases in intraocular pressure were subsequently recorded during trumpet playing.
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