Definition of Open-angle glaucoma
1. Noun. 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"
Medical Definition of Open-angle glaucoma
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Literary usage of Open-angle glaucoma
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1. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Podgor MJ, Leske MC, Ederer F. Incidence estimates for lens changes, macular changes, open-angle glaucoma, and diabetic retinopa- thy. Am J Epidemic! ..."
2. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Yet drugs to treat open-angle glaucoma, for example, have been prescribed since the 1800s (400). The first randomized controlled trials of the effect of a ..."
3. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Podgor MJ, Leske MC, Ederer F. Incidence estimates for lens changes, macular changes, open-angle glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. ..."
4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"The most common of the many types of glaucoma is primary open angle glaucoma. This is a chronic, insidious, painless disease. ..."
5. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"open-angle glaucoma usually progresses in the absence of symptoms until irreversible visual field loss occurs.92 Over the course of 20 years, ..."