acute glaucoma

NOUN
  1. 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
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  • In acute glaucoma, and every one knows that in this disease their action is often prompt and sometimes curative, eserin in a strength of one to four grains to the ounce may be instilled with sufficient frequency to establish myosis, and its action in this respect is enhanced if the congestion of the eye is lowered by measures to which Glaucoma A Symposium Presented at a Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, November 17, 1913
  • Conclusion Diclofenac sodium can effectively reduce the inflammatory response in acute glaucoma of before and after operation.
  • In both uveitis and acute glaucoma, patients complain of deep, aching pain with loss of vision.
  • -- In cases of acute glaucoma, irido-choroiditis, and all deep inflammations of the eye in which the ocular tension is increased, also in certain cases of flap extraction already alluded to, the operation of iridectomy as originally proposed by Von Graefe will be found of use. A Manual of the Operations of Surgery For the Use of Senior Students, House Surgeons, and Junior Practitioners
  • The four main causes of painful red eyes are corneal lesions, uveitis, acute glaucoma, and scleritis.
  • In acute glaucoma such massage is not available, but it is of assistance in encouraging a reduction of the intra-ocular tension and keeping it at a normal grade after operative work, particularly after a filtering cicatrix has been made, as was well shown by Weeks in his study of glaucomatous eyes operated upon by the Lagrange method. Glaucoma A Symposium Presented at a Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, November 17, 1913
  • In the comparison with the national norm: The P and N scores in EPQ test in the acute glaucoma group were higher than the national norm and those in the chronic glaucoma group.
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