Glaucoma (open-angle, closed-angle, and normal-tension) – pathology, diagnosis, treatment

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What is glaucoma? Glaucoma’s a group of eye diseases that are most often caused by intraocular hypertension. This video discusses the three main types of glaucoma—open-angle glaucoma, closed-angle glaucoma, and normal-tension glaucoma, as well as the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

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