Angle Recession Glaucoma (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Angle Recession Glaucoma Self-Care at Home
If an ophthalmologist prescribes medicines to help lower the pressure inside the eye, properly applying the medication and complying with the eye doctor's instructions are very important (see How to Instill Your Eyedrops). Not doing so could result in an additional increase in IOP that can further affect the optic nerve and cause permanent vision loss.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/26/2012
Brian R. Sullivan, MD
Must Read Articles Related to Angle Recession Glaucoma
Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape
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.