glaucoma

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an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)

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The management of patients with acute angle-closure glaucoma requires therapeutic interventions in addition to ocular hypotensive agents.
It is indicated in the treatment of ocular conditions where lowering intraocular pressure is likely to be of therapeutic benefit, such as chronic open-angle glaucoma, secondary gluacoma, and preoperatively in acute angle-closure glaucoma where lowering the intraocular pressure is desired before surgery.
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