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  1. Ocular Hypertension

    If monitored, intraocular pressure, or pressure inside the eye, may not lead to glaucoma. Learn more here about the causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of ocular hypertension.

  2. Corneal Flash Burns

    A corneal flash burn can be caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun, a welder's arc - even a halogen desk lamp. WebMD tells you how to protect your eyes from injury.

  3. Chemical Eye Burns

    Learn more here about treating chemical eye burns, which can result from exposure to household cleaners or substances in the workplace -- and can require emergency medical treatment.

  4. Corneal Ulcer

    A corneal ulcer is an open sore on the cornea that can be caused by a virus or bacterial infection. It can lead to blindess, so requires immediate medical care. WebMD tells you more.

  5. Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma

    Acute angle-closure glaucoma is a serious condition caused by a rapid or sudden increase in pressure inside the eye, called intraocular pressure (IOP). It requires immediate medical treatment. Learn more from WebMD.

  6. Hyphema (Bleeding in Eye)

    Blunt trauma to the eye can cause hyphema, or bleeding in the front of the eye. The condition requires immediate medical care. WebMD tells you more.

  7. Normal-Tension Glaucoma

    Learn more from WebMD about normal-tension glaucoma (also called low-tension glaucoma), a unique condition in which optic nerve damage and vision loss have occurred despite a normal pressure inside the eye.

  8. Tips on Instilling Your Eyedrops Properly

    If you have glaucoma, you most likely use 1 or more kinds of eyedrops, possibly 2, 3, or more times during the day. Read this to learn the best method of using eyedrops.

  9. Angle Recession Glaucoma

    Angle recession glaucoma refers to an eye condition typically caused by trauma to the eye. Read this comprehensive guide to angle recession, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

  10. What’s Irritating My Eyes?

    Find out what’s causing pain, irritation, or itching in your eyes -- and how to solve it.

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