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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma (cont.)

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closed-angle glaucoma, acute glaucoma, subacute angle-closure glaucoma, laser iridotomy, laser gonioplasty, surgical iridotomy, incisional iridotomy, gonioscopy, high pressure inside the eye, intraocular pressure, IOP, increased IOP, elevated IOP, high IOP, increased intraocular pressure, elevated intraocular pressure, high intraocular pressure, high eye pressure, elevated eye pressure, increased eye pressure, anterior chamber, iris, trabecular meshwork, aqueous humor, optic nerve, optic nerve damage, farsightedness, hyperopia, vision loss, blindness, acute angle-closure glaucoma

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/2/2013

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