closed-angle glaucoma

Definitions of closed-angle glaucoma
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n glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor

closed-angle glaucoma can cause a rapid buildup of high intraocular pressure that results in permanent visual damage in a couple of days”
Synonyms:
acute glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma
Type of:
glaucoma
an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)

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