closed-angle glaucoma


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Related to closed-angle glaucoma: Acute angle-closure glaucoma
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Noun1.closed-angle glaucoma - glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humorclosed-angle glaucoma - glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor; "closed-angle glaucoma can cause a rapid buildup of high intraocular pressure that results in permanent visual damage in a couple of days"
glaucoma - an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness); "contrary to popular belief, glaucoma is not always caused by elevated intraocular pressure"
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I am going to tell you two real life stories to show you the difference between open-angle glaucoma and closed-angle glaucoma.
The patient's history revealed he had been diagnosed with closed-angle glaucoma and undergone bilateral trabeculectomy 6 years earlier.
USPRwire, Fri Sep 25 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Closed-Angle Glaucoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Closed-Angle Glaucoma clinical trials scenario.