Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Narrow Angle Glaucoma Incidence

Facts about acute glaucoma:

  • About 2 out of 1000 people develop acute glaucoma each year in the US.
  • Acute glaucoma occurs most often in those between 55 and 70 years of age.
  • Acute glaucoma is more common in females, than in males.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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