glaucoma

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

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A diagnosis of acute angle-closure glaucoma was made by an ophthalmologist.
Acute angle-closure glaucoma symptoms include eye pain, headaches, halos around lights, dilated pupils, vision loss, red eyes, nausea and vomiting," he added.
Note that there are two common types - the primary open-angle glaucoma and the acute angle-closure glaucoma. Their signs and symptoms are different.
Understand the pharmacological treatment of primary open angle glaucoma and acute angle-closure glaucoma (Group 1.1.2) Know the difference between optic nerve anomalies, in their appearance and symptoms (Group 2.1.4)
In acute angle-closure glaucoma, intraocular pressure rises suddenly, producing pain.
Patients with acute angle-closure glaucoma often develop decreased vision, halos, headaches, severe eye pain, nausea, and vomiting.
Incidence of acute angle-closure glaucoma after pharmacologic mydriasis.
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