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Primary Congenital Glaucoma (cont.)

Where Can People Find More Information on Primary Congenital Glaucoma?

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

The Glaucoma Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Lighthouse International

The Pediatric Glaucoma & Cataract Family Association

Prevent Blindness America

Primary Congenital Glaucoma Pictures

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Medically reviewed by William Baer, MD, board-certified in ophthalmology


Biglan, A.W. "Glaucoma in children: Are we making progress?" J AAPOS 10 (2006): 7-21.

Faiq, M., et al. "Genetic, Biochemical and Clinical Insights into Primary Congenital Glaucoma." J Curr Glaucoma Pract 7.2 May-Aug. 2013: 66-84.

Ho, C.L., and D.S. Walton. "Primary Congenital Glaucoma: 2004 Update." JPOS 41 (2004): 271-288.

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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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