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Angleclosure glaucoma treatment

Find the best Ophthalmologists covered by WPA specialised in angle closure glaucoma in Kettering. Compare patient reviews and book online instantly.

Web. Glaucoma: Visual. Glaucoma Group of disorders characterized by increased IOP and subsequent optic nerve atrophy and peripheral visual field loss - 2 nd leading cause of permanent blindness in US; blacks; genetics may have a role - Incidence increases with age; unaware - Early detection and treatment important to prevent blindness Etiology and pathophysiology - Aqueous production (inflow) and.

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A number of novel treatments for AC and angle closure have recently been proposed, including cataract extraction, paracentesis, and argon laser iridoplasty. As with proposed new diagnostic modalities, the efficacy of these treatments remains to be demonstrated with prospective studies, ideally organized in a controlled, randomized fashion..

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