open-angle glaucoma


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open-angle glaucoma

[′ō·pən ‚aŋ·gəl glau̇′kō·mə]
(medicine)
Bilateral, increased intraocular tension due to reduced aqueous outflow but with the angle open and the aqueous in free contact with the trabecula.
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Open-angle glaucoma - when the pressure in the eye increases over time due to poor drainage of the aqueous humor.
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On the first World Glaucoma Day (March 6, 2008), leading glaucoma experts globally are asking those who may be at risk of the condition not to leave their vision to chance - with a clear message that 50 percent of people with open-angle glaucoma and more than 50 percent of people with angle-closure glaucoma are unaware they have it.