open-angle glaucoma

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Phase 2 clinical pharmacology study: Efficacy and Safety of the Rho Kinase Inhibitor, K-115, over 24 Hours in Patients with Primary Open-angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension (E-Poster Presentation)(*)
This work has the potential to improve the standard of care for patients diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma, especially within minority populations," said Dr.
INO-8875 is a highly selective adenosine A1 receptor agonist currently being studied in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
This first-line indication supports the initial use of LUMIGAN(R) to lower elevated IOP associated with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension," said Scott Whitcup, M.
It is through their successes and the sharing of their positive results at meetings throughout the medical community that serves to bolster our credibility and that of 'PNT' as a viable treatment option for primary open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension," he said.
This marks a major step forward in our international marketing program to bring PNT to the millions of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertensive patients throughout the world," he said.
This randomized, multi-center study will evaluate safety and efficacy of the GMS for lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) in primary open-angle glaucoma.
COMBIGAN(TM) is indicated for reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension who are insufficiently responsive to topical beta-blockers.
Nigeria Blindness Survey to explore risk factors for Open-angle glaucoma (OAG) among adults above 40 years examined 13,591 people in 305 clusters in Nigeria between January 2005 and June 2007.
Our team published thefirst clinical results of the Trabectome for Chinese open-angle glaucoma patients in a 12-month follow-up.
Glaukos Corporation announced that a study published in the January 2018 issue of the Journal of Glaucoma showed that a single iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent implanted during cataract surgery in patients with severe open-angle glaucoma achieved mean postoperative intraocular pressure of 14.
Open-angle glaucoma and angle-closure glaucoma represent make up around 80 per cent of all cases.