Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Topic Guide
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma: Acute angle-closure glaucoma is caused by a rapid or sudden increase in pressure inside the eye, called intraocular pressure (IOP). The condition requires treatment by an ophthalmologist which may include medication, surgery, or a combination approach.
Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma The definition of glaucoma has changed drastically since its introduction around the time of Hippocrates in approximately 400 BC. The word glaucoma came from ancient Greek, meaning clouded or blue-green ...
Viewer Comments & Reviews
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma - Symptoms
The eMedicineHealth physician editors ask:
What were your symptoms of acute-angle-closure glaucoma?
Get breaking medical news.
Eye Health Resources
Health Solutions From Our Sponsors
Pill Identifier on RxList
- quick, easy,
Find a Local Pharmacy
- including 24 hour, pharmacies