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

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Moreover this patient needs consistency in following a single opinion because, unless a unanimous opinion is reached, our patient will balance between primary or secondary causes of angle closure glaucoma (anatomic causes vs.
Comparing glaucomatous optic neuropathy in primary open angle and chronic primary angle closure glaucoma eyes by optical coherence tomography.
When we examined patients of angle closure glaucoma with gonioscopy and AS OCT it was observed that Anterior Segment OCT is a rapid noncontact method of imaging angle structures.
When medical therapy fails in open angle glaucoma, or if medical therapy and laser YAG peripheral iridotomy fails in patients with angle closure glaucoma, surgery can be attempted.
All patients who attended Whipps Cross Hospital Eye Unit (part of the North East London Eye Partnership) between January 1991 and December 1994 with the diagnosis of primary acute angle closure glaucoma were identified from the casualty book.
5 million people with OAG and angle closure glaucoma (ACG), and that number was expected to increase to 79.
Bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma as a presentation of isolated microspherophakia in an adult: case report.
Mr Guzzard said: "I see a lot of angle closure glaucoma and treat many patients whose loss of vision could have been prevented by preventative intervention at an earlier stage.
AbstractAcute angle closure glaucoma is a sight-threatening situation characterized by a sudden and marked rise in intraocular pressure (IOP) due to obstruction of aqueous humour outflow.
anterior ischemic optic neuropathy) and acute angle closure glaucoma.
A Prospective clinical study, was carried out on 245 eyes of 245 patients-166 primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) eyes and 129 primary chronic angle closure glaucoma (CPACG) eyes, of different severities of glaucoma, to evaluate and compare scanning laser ophthalmoscopy and perimetry in adult POAG and CAPACG, over at least 5 years.
The type of glaucoma was identified in each patient; Primary Open Angle Glaucoma was the most common diagnosis (77%) (70% ECCE, 78% Phaco), followed by Chronic Angle Closure Glaucoma (14%) (16% ECCE, 14% Phaco), Mixed Mechanism Glaucoma (3.
1] It has also been accepted that Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG) is higher in Asians than Europeans and Africans, with over 80.