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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: You most likely have open angle glaucoma which is a slow, generally asymptomatic disease. Treatment can be highly effective but headaches are not a s ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Glaucoma: I am not sure what you mean by "right angled glaucoma" but glaucoma can cause increased intraocular pressues and headaches if severe. I would recomme ... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Glaucoma is staged by the visual field test. Visual loss that approaches the center of the vision or extensive visual field loss overall makes it adv ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Most common: Simply, the drain of the eye appears open on exam (gonioscopy). It's a type of glaucoma (most common), and a way to describe to differentiate from na ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Open angle glaucoma: This is the most common type of glaucoma in which the drains of the eye interior gradually become obstructed (like plumbing obstruction in your house) ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Risk factors are...: Family/ethnicity are important. Those at highest risk for open-angle glaucoma have a sibling with glaucoma; or a parent. African-americans and hispani ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Short time: We need to differentiate between narrow angles, which is a discriptive anatomic condition, where the anterior chamber angle is narrow, and a narrow a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not: You are probably responding to a disclaimer on a drug that has been prescribed for a non-eye issue. These disclaimers refer to closed angle glaucoma, ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Age : Increase age is a definite risk factor for glaucoma. This does not mean it is harder to control with the aging process, it is just a risk factor.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but unlikely: Yes, but very rare. Usually open-angle glaucoma is a disease of aging. Most often, adolescent glaucoma comes from trauma or congenital defects.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
No symptoms: One of the things about open angle glaucoma is that the peripheral vision loss "sneaks up" on folks. There are no symptoms, and the sign of periphera ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Optic nerve damage: Open angle glaucoma is a group of disorders in which there is characteristic and progressive damage to the optic nerve. This results in loss of periph ... Read More

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