chronic glaucoma


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Synonyms for chronic glaucoma

glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm

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This is called chronic glaucoma and it is the condition Bono suffers from.
Mayo Clinic and his research team, which has established initial proof-of-concept for this approach to treating chronic glaucoma.
Alpha-2 agonists tend to be used as a third or fourth choice treatment in chronic glaucoma because of the relatively high prevalence of allergic conjunctivitis, which often presents months or even years after starting (Figure 2).
Betty has chronic glaucoma, an eye condition which can - as in Betty's case - lead to blindness if untreated.
People who are short sighted are more prone to chronic glaucoma.
The first are symptoms of gradual chronic glaucoma.
Chronic glaucoma often causes no symptoms until permanent damage has already occurred.
Welsh said, "Elderly blacks are nine times more gene prone to developing blinding Glaucoma than other population groups where the severe threat of new total blindness from chronic Glaucoma can run as high as 80,000 newly blind cases per year.
Chronic glaucoma is more common after the age of 40 and may run in families.
Welsh said, "Elderly Blacks are nine times more gene prone to developing totally blinding Glaucoma than other population groups where the severe threat of new total blindness from chronic Glaucoma can run as high as 80,000 new cases per year.
In his later years, he battled chronic glaucoma and cataracts and underwent extensive surgery to restore his vision.
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