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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Robert J Noecker, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director, Glaucoma Service, Vice Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye Center. Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/2/2013

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