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Primary Congenital Glaucoma (cont.)

Primary Congenital Glaucoma Treatment

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Primary congenital glaucoma is almost always treated surgically. Medications are administered only as a temporary measure.


Medicines are only used as a temporary measure to lower IOP prior to surgery. They may also be used to clear up any cloudiness in the cornea.

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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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