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Glaucoma Overview (cont.)

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glaucoma overview, open-angle glaucoma, closed-angle glaucoma, acute glaucoma, chronic glaucoma, congenital glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, ocular hypertension, IOP, intraocular pressure, normal tension glaucoma, childhood glaucoma, canals of Schlemm, primary open-angle glaucoma, POAG, low-tension glaucoma, OHT, high pressure inside the eye, 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

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