closed-angle glaucoma


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Related to closed-angle glaucoma: Acute angle-closure glaucoma
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Synonyms for closed-angle glaucoma

glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor

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Symptoms of the less common but more acutely dangerous form of the disease, closed-angle glaucoma, include blurred vision, severe eye pain and headache, rainbow-colored halos around lights, and nausea and vomiting.
In secondary glaucoma, either open- or closed-angle glaucoma, there are other reasons--for example, pseudoexfoliation material, pigment material dislodging from the iris and obstructing the eye's drainage structures, inflammation in the eye, trauma, or chronic steroid use, all of which can cause pressure to go up.
Symptoms of the less common but more acutely dangerous form, closed-angle glaucoma, include blurred vision, severe eye pain and headache, rainbow-colored halos around lights, and nausea and vomiting.