Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Topic Guide

Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: Glaucoma describes chronic high pressure within the eyeball. The pressure eventually causes nerve damage, though glaucoma can still occur without elevated pressure. Primary open-angle glaucoma is a subtype of the disease characterized by atrophy of the optic disc in the back oif the eye and other problems.

Medical Dictionary