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Glaucoma in children

Glaucoma in children

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GLAUCOMA
Glaucoma is associated with the increase of intraocular pressure in the eye.
Facts about the disease
There are many types of Glaucoma Open
Angle Glaucoma
 
Caused by the slow clogging of the drainage canals, this increases the eye pressure
 
There is a wide and open angle between the iris and the cornea
 
Lifelong condition that develops slowly
 
Has symptoms and damage that may not be noticed
 
Caused by blocked drainage canals this results in a sudden rise in intraocular pressure
 
Has a closed or narrow angle between the iris and the cornea
 
 
Develops quickly
 
 
Symptoms and damage are usually very noticeable
ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA
GLAUCOMA IS USUALLY DIAGNOSED WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR OF A
CHILD’S LIFE
 
 African Americans are 15 time more likely to get Glaucoma than Caucasians

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