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

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17] Diseased TM is present in almost all types of glaucoma including primary open-angle glaucoma, primary angle-closure glaucoma, and congenital glaucoma.
Figure 1: Bar chart showing clinical presentation of patients with primary open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension Clinical presentation Group I (LTFC) Group II (LTFuC) Total Painless 14 16 30 diminution of vision Coloured 2 1 3 haloes around eyes Frequent 1 0 1 change in presbyopic glasses Pain in the 2 1 3 eyes Itching 1 2 3 Eye strain 3 5 8 Watering 3 2 5 Scotomas 2 2 4 Headache 2 3 5 Note: Table made from bar graph.
The ocular hypertension treatment study: Baseline factors that predict the onset of primary open-angle glaucoma.
Intraocular pressure response of capsular glaucoma and primary open-angle glaucoma to selective Nd: Yag laser trabeculoplasty: a prospective, comparative clinical trial.
The CyPass Micro-Stent, implanted just below the surface of the eye, is uniquely designed to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma.
Study patients were classified into groups as follows: 1) healthy subjects without glaucoma (WG); 2) glaucoma suspected group (GSG); 3) primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG); 4) primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG); and 5) secondary glaucoma (SG).
Researchers evaluated the relationship between dietary nitrate intake (derived primarily from green, leafy vegetables) and the risk of primary open-angle glaucoma among nearly 105,000 participants in two major studies.
Glaucoma is a continuous optic neuropathy, commonly caused by elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) levels due to resistance to aqueous humor drainage through the trabecular meshwork (TM) and Schlemm's canal [1], Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is chronic and painless and often has no symptoms until the disease has progressed significantly.
Abstract: Purpose/Aim: primary Open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is an asymptomatic progressive optic neuropathy characterized by enlarging optic disc cupping and visual field loss.
Globally, primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is more prevalent than primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) and responsible for around three fourth of all glaucoma cases.
Note that there are two common types - the primary open-angle glaucoma and the acute angle-closure glaucoma.
She applies this approach to understand optic nerve degeneration in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG).
Structure-function correlations using scanning laser polarimetry in primary angle-closure glaucoma and primary open-angle glaucoma.
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
Because Scandinavian populations also have the highest consumption of caffeinated coffee in the world, and our research group has previously found that greater caffeinated coffee intake was associated with increased risk of primary open-angle glaucoma, we conducted this study to evaluate whether the risk of exfoliation glaucoma or glaucoma suspect may be different by coffee consumption," he stated.