Understanding Glaucoma Medications (cont.)
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understanding glaucoma medications, elevated intraocular pressure, IOP, aqueous humor, optic nerve, vision loss, eye problems, prostaglandins, miotics, adrenergics, beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, hyperosmotics, glaucoma, pressure, prostanoids, alpha agonists
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While any type of glaucoma can be unilateral, primary open-angle glaucoma, primary angle-closure glaucoma, primary infantile glaucoma, juvenile-onset glaucoma, and pigmentary glaucoma are generally bilateral diseases, the severity of which may be asymmetric in the two eyes.