Acute Glaucoma Overview
What is acute glaucoma?
A person with acute glaucoma has sudden malfunction of the optic nerve, accompanied by increased pressure inside the eye. The optic nerve carries visual information from the eye to the brain where it is processed into images.
What are the symptoms of acute glaucoma?
Acute glaucoma can cause blurry vision and severe eye pain.
How does the doctor treat acute glaucoma?
Acute glaucoma is usually treated with oral, topical and intravenous medications. Laser surgery may be performed to reduce pressure within the eye.
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