open-angle glaucoma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n open-angle glaucoma glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm; produces gradual loss of peripheral vision "open-angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma"
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Usage


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In a new study, older people with high cholesterol who had taken statins for two years had an 8 percent reduced risk of developing open-angle glaucoma , the most common form of the eye disease.
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CHICAGO — More than 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older have open angle glaucoma , the most common form of glaucoma .
CHICAGO — Today, more than 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older have open angle glaucoma , the most common form of glaucoma .
An ocular stent that's designed to reduce inner-eye pressure among people with mild or moderate open-angle glaucoma has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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