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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Topic Guide

Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma: Acute angle-closure glaucoma is caused by a rapid or sudden increase in pressure inside the eye, called intraocular pressure (IOP). The condition requires treatment by an ophthalmologist which may include medication, surgery, or a combination approach.

Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Topic Guide - Visuals

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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


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