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Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

primary open angle glaucoma, POAG, normal-tension glaucoma, low-tension glaucoma, glaucoma suspect, ocular hypertension, OHT, ocular hypertensives, Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, OHTS, high pressure inside the eye, intraocular pressure, IOP, increased IOP, elevated IOP, high IOP, increased intraocular pressure, elevated intraocular pressure, high intraocular pressure, high eye pressure, elevated eye pressure, increased eye pressure, optic nerve, optic nerve damage, visual field defect, vision loss, blindness

Authors and Editors

Author: Jerald A Bell, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Ophthalmology, Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana.

Coauthor(s): Lauri Graham, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

Last Editorial Review: 10/25/2005

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