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

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found that 19% of their subjects had lesions on the optic tract (from glaucomatous neuropathy) as evidenced by visual field disturbances.
The BXD eyes progressively develop pigment dispersion and iris atrophy, followed by increased intraocular pressure and glaucomatous optic nerve damage.
It is important to know the appearance of the normal optic disc because then the abnormal glaucomatous disc will be more readily diagnosed.
The cumulative effects of long-term intermittent intraocular pressure may result in glaucomatous damage.
Lazzaro's clinical research interests are broadly based, ranging from changes in retinal blood flow that accompany sleep apnea and may presage glaucomatous changes to treatment and diagnosis of corneal disease.
Now, certainly there are individuals who have pre-perimetric glaucoma and so they have glaucomatous optic nerve damage but not yet have abnormalities on standard visual field tests.
The first section has eight chapters on topics directly related to glaucoma, including an introduction ("What Is Glaucoma") as well as chapters titled Glaucomatous Damage, Classification of the Various Types of Glaucoma, Risk Factors, Pathogenesis of Glaucomatous Damage, Diagnosing Glaucoma, Therapy, and Living with Glaucoma.
Tight neckties may predispose you to glaucomatous optic neuropathy.
The effect of physical activity on the intraocular pressure of glaucomatous patients.
Jack suffered from the blood condition chronic glaucomatous disorder, which was destroying his immune system.
This is impressive, considering your age-related macular degeneration and severe glaucomatous visual field loss extending to the center of your visual field.
patients with ocular hypertension or early glaucomatous changes.
Driving performance in patients with mild to moderate glaucomatous clinical vision changes.
OCT detects changes in the RNFL, which contains unmyelinated axons subject to damage in glaucomatous and ischemic optic neuropathies [8]; more recently, OCT has been applied to optic neuritis (ON) [9].
Open-angle glaucoma is a chronic eye disease characterized by glaucomatous optic neuropathy and corresponding glaucomatous visual field loss," the authors said.