Normal-Tension Glaucoma Topic Guide
Normal-Tension Glaucoma: Normal-tension Glaucoma or low-tension glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve is damaged despite normal fluid pressure inside the eye (other types of glaucoma result vision loss because of abnormally high pressure inside the eye. Normal-tension glaucoma typically occurs in older adults and can be caused by congenital nerve defects and irregularities in blood flow to the eye. Eyedrops and surgery are treatments for this disorder.
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 ...
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