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What is congenital glaucoma?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: At birth

Inherited glaucoma present at birth due to a developmental problem with the drain of the eye, typically presenting with tearing, light sensitivity, and eyelid spasms.

In brief: At birth

Inherited glaucoma present at birth due to a developmental problem with the drain of the eye, typically presenting with tearing, light sensitivity, and eyelid spasms.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine

In brief: From birth

Glaucoma is a condition where there is increased pressure in the eye.
If it is not treated it can cause a loss of vision. Glaucoma usually occurs in people as they get older. Congenital glaucoma means that you were born with the condition.

In brief: From birth

Glaucoma is a condition where there is increased pressure in the eye.
If it is not treated it can cause a loss of vision. Glaucoma usually occurs in people as they get older. Congenital glaucoma means that you were born with the condition.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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