Angle-closure glaucoma

Angle-closure glaucoma

Dr. KennedyAngle-closure glaucoma results in increased pressure in the front chamber (anterior chamber) of the eye due to sudden (acute) or slowly progressive (chronic) blockage of the normal circulation of fluid within the eye. The block takes place at the angle of the anterior chamber formed by its junction of the cornea with the iris. It is often dealt with by surgical intrevention.

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