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 ...