16 Treatments for Closed Angle Glaucoma

Overview

Closed-angle glaucoma is a condition in which the pressure inside your eye becomes too high. There are a number of diseases that fall under the heading of glaucoma, with open-angle glaucoma being the most common; it accounts for around 90 percent[read article]

Tests for Closed Angle Glaucoma

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Tonometry is an eye test that measures the pressure inside your eyes, to determine whether or not you may be at risk for glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye disease in whi...  More
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Gonioscopy
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Ophthalmoscopy is usually part of a routine eye test to screen for eye diseases. It looks at the back of the eye. The back of the eye is called the fundus. It consi...  More
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The visual field is the entire area that can be seen when the eyes are focused on a single point. In addition to what can be seen straight ahead, the visual field i...  More
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Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is bette...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Optical Coherence Tomography
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A fluorescein angiography is a medical procedure in which a fluorescent dye is injected into the bloodstream. The dye highlights the blood vessels in the back of th...  More
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Ultrasound Pachymetry
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Optical Pachymetry
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Surgical Procedures for Closed Angle Glaucoma

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Laser Iridotomy
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Iris surgery
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Intraocular Tension Relief
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Prescribed Medications for Closed Angle Glaucoma

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ACETAZOLAMIDE (a set a ZOLE a mide) is used to treat glaucoma and some seizure disorders. It may be used to treat edema or swelling from heart failure or from other...  More
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TIMOLOL (TYE moe lole) is used in the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.  More
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PILOCARPINE (PYE loe KAR peen) is used in the eye to decrease pressure in certain kinds of glaucoma. It is also used to prepare the eyes for surgery.  More
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