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 Government wit_ees_ said in his affidavit that
 although extensive research ihas been devoted to
 glaucomas especially regarding _Lts cause, prevention
 4
 and cure, very little is known about the disease=
 5
 Would you agree with the thrust of that
 '"
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 statements that there are a lot of gaps in knowledge
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 with regard tO glaucoma?
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 E There still remaln gaps in our knowledge of
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 particularly in the dlscrete areas of where
 glaucoma _
 I0 the deformity exists that causes glaucoma. There is
 still dispute in terms, in some regards_ as to
 12 whether the deformity in the _flow pathways of
 ... 1.3 fluld -- exactly where it lles along the pathway_
 t4 Sos yes, there are areas where we are 
 still
 15 All informed_ shall we say?
 16 _ Are there still gaps An information about
 ...... !7 the drugs that are used to treat glaucoma, how they
 18 work and that type of thing?
 |9 _ Well_ X think we know fairly well how most
 20 of the drugs work that are current_used in
 21
 glaucoma, Occasionally there are still some
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 arguments on long-term effect:_ versus short-term
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 effects, and what their mode of action is at any
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 _articuiar site.
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 Xn other words_ there are two ways in which
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