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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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Educating people with glaucoma is essential for successful medical treatment. People who understand the long-term consequences of permanent vision loss from glaucoma are more likely to comply with therapy. See For More Information and Web Links.

For More Information

American Academy of Ophthalmology
655 Beach Street
Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120
(415) 561-8500

Glaucoma Research Foundation
490 Post Street, Suite 1427
San Francisco, CA 94102
(800) 826-6693

Prevent Blindness America
500 East Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(800) 331-2020

The Glaucoma Foundation
116 John Street, Suite 1605
New York, NY 10038
(212) 285-0080

Lighthouse International
111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022-1202
(212) 821-9200
(800) 829-0500

Web Links

American Academy of Ophthalmology
 

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Prevent Blindness American

The Glaucoma Foundation

Lighthouse International

Synonyms and Keywords

closed-angle glaucoma, acute glaucoma, subacute angle-closure glaucoma, laser iridotomy, laser gonioplasty, surgical iridotomy, incisional iridotomy, gonioscopy, high pressure inside the eye, intraocular pressure, IOP, increased IOP, elevated IOP, high IOP, increased intraocular pressure, elevated intraocular pressure, high intraocular pressure, high eye pressure, elevated eye pressure, increased eye pressure, anterior chamber, iris, trabecular meshwork, aqueous humor, optic nerve, optic nerve damage, farsightedness, hyperopia, vision loss, blindness, acute angle-closure glaucoma

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Reviewed on November 18, 2005

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