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Angle Recession Glaucoma (cont.)

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traumatic glaucoma, traumatic angle recession glaucoma, posttraumatic angle recession glaucoma, contusion angle recession glaucoma, contusion angle deformity, contusion injury, direct blows to the eye, blunt trauma, ocular trauma, eye trauma, head trauma, eye injury, eye injuries, ocular injury, ocular injuries, POAG, primary open-angle glaucoma, 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, optic nerve, optic nerve damage, visual field defect, vision loss, blindness, angle recession glaucoma, gonioscopy, iris

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/26/2012
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Traumatic glaucoma refers to a heterogeneous group of posttraumatic ocular disorders with different underlying mechanisms that lead to the common pathway of abnormal elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP) and increased risk of optic neuropathy.

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