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Management : Royal College
of Ophthalmologists Guidelines
Information : Glaucoma
Medline Plus : Glaucoma
A group of diseases that may cause irreversible visual loss associated with increased ocular pressure and damage to the optic nerve. The pressure level at which damage occurs is variable and not the only physiological mechanism known to occur in glaucoma. In its early stages may have no symtoms.