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Primary Congenital Glaucoma (cont.)

Support Groups and Counseling

Parents and caregivers must understand that elevated IOP can recur at any age in a child with primary congenital glaucoma. For this reason, regular eye examinations with an ophthalmologist are very important.

Support groups and counseling might also be available through various organizations specializing in eye care. See For More Information and Web Links.

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Glaucoma, Primary Congenital »

By definition, primary congenital glaucoma is present at birth; however, its manifestations may not be recognized until infancy or early childhood.

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