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chronic glaucoma meaning

  "chronic glaucoma" in a sentence
  • Noun: chronic glaucoma
    1. Glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm; produces gradual loss of peripheral vision
      - open-angle glaucoma

    Type of: glaucoma

Examples

  1. the method allows production of a satisfactory laser-induced model of chronic glaucoma with one to two treatment sessions in monkey eyes
  2. It is used as an ocular antihypertensive in the treatment of chronic glaucoma and, in some cases, accommodative esotropia.
  3. LINGO1 was found to be expressed in the normal retina and was up regulated in RCGs after the induction of ocular hypertension in a rat chronic glaucoma model.
  4. Primary open-angle glaucoma ( also, " primary glaucoma ", " chronic glaucoma " ) refers to slow clogging of the drainage canals resulting in increased eye pressure which causes progressive optic nerve damage.

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