chronic glaucoma

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Noun1.chronic glaucoma - glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm; produces gradual loss of peripheral vision; "open-angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma"
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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Other ocular associations are acute and/or chronic glaucoma, cataract and synechia.
1%) eyes with chronic glaucoma which stands main indication for ROSO.
The first are symptoms of chronic glaucoma, which happens gradually.
Bono The singer tells why wearing shades helps to alleviate his chronic glaucoma symptoms with Dr Craig Lennox U2 frontman Bono has finally explained why he is always pictured wearing sunglasses.
Becker, "Inhibition of nitricoxide synthase 2 by aminoguanidine provides neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells in a rat model of chronic glaucoma," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Of the many types of glaucoma, chronic glaucoma is the most common.
A laser trabeculoplasty is especially helpful in treating open angle glaucoma, sometimes referred to as chronic glaucoma, the most common form of the disease.
31 October 2011 - Oxford BioMedica Plc (LON:OXB), a UK-based biopharmaceutical group, said on Monday that it has signed a research and development collaboration agreement with Mayo Clinic of the US to jointly develop a new gene therapy for the treatment of chronic glaucoma.
Nevertheless, they have a role in severe chronic glaucoma that is hard to control and are safe in selected patients, if blood electrolytes are monitored.

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