angle-closure glaucoma

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Synonyms for angle-closure glaucoma

glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor

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Angle-closure glaucoma, on the other hand, causes the normal drainage to suddenly close.
We found no gender differences in patients with POAG but in those with angle-closure glaucoma it was 3 times more prevalent in female gender.
Our patient presented with bilateral angle-closure glaucoma.
Comparison of symptomatic and asymptomatic, chronic, primary angle-closure glaucoma, open-angle glaucoma, and controls.
Primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG): iridotrabecular contact plus evidence of glaucomatous damage to the optic nerve.
Glaucoma is generally categorized as open-angle glaucoma (OAG), angle-closure glaucoma (ACG), secondary glaucoma, and congenital glaucoma.
While in adult mostly found Primary Open Angel Glaucoma (POAG) a type of the disease which commonly present in patients belong to Caucasian and African ancestry, however Angle-Closure Glaucoma (ACG) another kind which is more common in patients of Asian ancestry.
Note that there are two common types - the primary open-angle glaucoma and the acute angle-closure glaucoma.
Comparison of optic nerve head topography and visual field in eyes with open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma.
He informed that most common types of adult onset glaucoma are Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG), a form most frequently encountered in patients of Caucasian and African ancestry and Angle-Closure Glaucoma (ACG), which is the more common in patients of Asian ancestry.
Angle-closure glaucoma occurs in two forms: acute and chronic.
Classification of glaucoma (2) Congenital glaucoma Acquired glaucoma Open-angle glaucoma * Primary open-angle glaucoma * Secondary open-angle glaucoma * Pre-trabecular glaucoma * Trabecular glaucoma * Post-trabecular glaucoma Angle-closure glaucoma
The 14 articles discuss conventional glaucoma procedures like trabeculectomy, deep sclerectomy, and glaucoma drainage device surgery; postoperative management of filtering procedures; the role of the ocular surface and the issue of modulation of the scarring processes; new devices and techniques, such as the Ex-PRESS mini-glaucoma device, laser-assisted techniques, and Schlemm's canal surgery; and surgical approaches to specific and challenging forms of glaucoma, including angle-closure glaucoma, concomitant cataract and glaucoma, pediatric glaucoma, and refractory glaucomas.
Acetazolamide for Injection USP is indicated for adjunctive treatment of edema due to congestive heart failure; drug-induced edema; centrencephalic epilepsies (petit mal, unlocalized seizures); and chronic simple glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively in acute angle-closure glaucoma, stated the company.
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