What is Glaucoma?

A disease of the eye characterized by increased intraocular pressure, excavation, and atrophy of the optic nerve; produces defects in the field of vision and eventual blindness.

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I've just been diagnosed of having glaucoma in both eyes about 2 weeks' ago. I'm female, 59 years, ethnic Chinese, from Malayisa. No family history...

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It seems from the history that you are diagnosed with glaucoma.
Timololo 0.5% two times a day is correct medication for glaucoma.
But once...

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i've had a crvo about a year ago. i had the steroid shot in it to reduce the bleeding. it feels now like something is poking out my eye from the...

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Central retinal vein occlusion called as CRVO is occlusion of retinal vein and it results in gross diminution of vision. It causes glaucoma...

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My wife is diagnosed with Glaucoma. The Dr. is an OD but did not give in writing what kind of glaucoma she is experiencing. My wife was given eye...

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Glaucoma is close angle open angle acutecongestive even normotensive. Common problem is raised iop. management is different to start with....

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