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Lens-Particle Glaucoma (cont.)

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Media file 1: Parts of the eye. The crystalline lens (commonly referred to as the lens) is the natural lens of the eye, located behind the pupil. The lens consists of a soft outer cortex and a harder nucleus in the center.


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Media file 2: Intraocular pressure. Elevated eye pressure is caused by a build-up of fluid (aqueous humor) inside the eye because the drainage channels (trabecular meshwork) cannot drain it properly. Elevated eye pressure can cause optic nerve damage and vision loss.
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