Glaucoma

A sustained increase of pressure within the eyeball which can injure the optic nerve and cause impaired vision or blindness. Treatment with anticholinergics may exacerbate glaucoma.

glaucoma

[n] - increased pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the outflow of aqueous humor
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Glaucoma

increased pressure of the fluid inside the eye.
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glaucoma

an increase in fluid pressure inside the eye that may lead to loss of vision.
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Glaucoma

a disease in which eye damage is caused by an increase in the pressure of the fluid within the eye
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glaucoma

Increase in the intra-ocular pressure. It can be acute or more gradual
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the result of increased pressure within the eye leading to damage of the optic nerve (which carries the images we see to the brain).
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Glaucoma

A disease of the eye in which increased pressure in the eyeballs causes damage.
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glaucoma

<ophthalmology> A group of eye diseases characterised by an increase in intraocular pressure which causes pathological changes in the optic disk and typical defects in the field of vision. ... It can be corrected by the use of laser light to punch a hole in the iris to relieve the intraocular pressure within the eye. The procedure is painless...
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glaucoma

(Gr. glaukoma opacity of the crystalline lens (from the dull grey gleam of the affected eye)) a group of eye diseases characterized by an increase in intraocular pressure which causes pathological changes in the optic disk and typical defects in the field of vision.
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glaucoma

glaucoma (glaw KOH muh) 1. A group of eye diseases characterized by an increase in intraocular pressure which causes pathological changes in the optic disk and typical defects in the field of vision. 2. A common eye condition in which the fluid pressure inside the eyes rises because of slowed fluid drainage from the eye. 3. Etymology: from G...
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease caused by raised pressure inside the eye. Acute
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GLAUCOMA

An eye disease characterised by increased intra-ocular fluid pressure.
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a term describing a group of ocular disorders with multifactorial etiology united by a clinically characteristic intraocular pressure-associated optic neuropathy. This can permanently damage vision in the affected eye(s) and lead to blindness if left untreated. It is normally associated with increased fluid pressure in the eye (aqueous...
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glaucoma

(glaw-KOH-muh) Group of diseases characterized by increased intraocular pressure resulting in damage to the optic nerve and retinal nerve fibers A common cause of preventable vision loss May be treated by prescription drugs or surgery
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glaucoma

Increase in ocular pressure in excess of 25 mm of Hg.
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glaucoma

an increase in fluid pressure inside the eye that may lead to loss of vision.
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Glaucoma

It is an eye disease characterized by increased pressure of the fluid with in the eye.
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