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.
Adult Glaucoma Suspect Glaucoma is usually high pressure inside the eye that damages the optic nerve and can result in permanent vision loss. Not all 3 criteria (that is, high pressure inside the ...