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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Jill continues: 'With chronic glaucoma, visual loss can initially be very subtle, occurring just beyond your central vision before progressing slowly inwards towards your central vision and outwards into the periphery.
False - There are no symptoms suggestive of chronic glaucoma which we are talking about.
The condition often affects both eyes, usually to varying degrees, however, there are two types - chronic glaucoma which develops slowly and acute glaucoma which develops rapidly with a sudden, painful build-up of pressure in the eye.
Experimentally induced chronic glaucoma mimics the moderate IOP elevation, a characteristic of human open angle glaucoma.
Other ocular associations are acute and/or chronic glaucoma, cataract and synechia.
In our series we observed 53 (67.1%) eyes with chronic glaucoma which stands main indication for ROSO.
Of these 24.8% had Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma (AACG), 31.2% had subacute and 44% had chronic glaucoma. Since then the definition of angle closure has undergone change.
The first are symptoms of chronic glaucoma, which happens gradually.
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.
The agreement represents a step towards the development of treatment of chronic glaucoma that began with earlier pre-clinical research conducted by a research team at Mayo Clinic.

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