Angle-Closure Glaucoma

(Closed-angle glaucoma) An angle-closure glaucoma is a glaucoma associated with a chronic or rare acute physical angle closure. Symptoms of an acute anterior chamber angle closure are severe eye pain and redness, reduced visual acuity, colored halos around lights, headache, nausea and vomiting. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is increased. To prevent permanent visual loss, in acute cases immediate initiation of treatment with local and systemic medication is required. This is followed…

September 3, 2018