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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The researchers ultimately contacted and examined 21 out of 22 living relatives who had primary open-angle glaucoma. As it turned out, all family members were descendants of a woman who had emigrated from Germany during the late 1800s.
Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Preferred Practice Pattern[R] guidelines.
The recognition of NTG and OHT revealed the complexity of the relationship between IOP and glaucoma, and thus, the definition of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) has been modified [Figure 1].{Figure 1}
Role of CYP1B1, p.E229K and p.R368H mutations among 120 families with sporadic juvenile onset open-angle glaucoma. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol.
Refractive error, axial dimensions, and primary open-angle glaucoma: The Singapore Malay Eye Study.
Open-angle glaucoma is caused when the natural fluid inside the eye does not drain well, increasing pressure within the eye, leading to damage to the optic nerve, the main connection that sends signals controlling vision to the brain.
Dyer et al., "The path to open-angle glaucoma gene discovery: Endophenotypic status of intraocular pressure, cup-to-disc ratio, and central corneal thickness," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
The primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) group had open anterior chamber angle on gonioscopy, and baseline IOP exceeded 21 mmHg.
Open-angle glaucoma and diabetes: the Blue Mountains eye study, Australia.
The companies said Vyzulta, the first prostaglandin analog with one of its metabolites being nitric oxide, is indicated for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Aims and Objectives: The aim was to evaluate the efficacy of the fixed and unfixed combinations of latanoprost and timolol in patients of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension (OH).