What are the symptoms of angle closure glaucoma?

They include. pain in or over the eye, redness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, abdomen pain. Most people with it have severe symptoms that send them to the Emergency Department. This is the acute form of it. There is an insidious form in which you slowly go blind. It is treatable with good results.

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What are the symptoms of angle closure glaucoma, other than glares and halos around lights? My iot with non-contact tonometer is 16 for both eyes.

Angle Closure. In angle closure glaucoma, the anterior chamber drainage angle becomes blocked. Aqueous humor can not leave the eye, and pressure builds. Besides hazy vision, severe eye pain, headache, sudden vision loss are other symptoms. The intraocular pressure (iop) shoots up to the 40s and higher. I have seen a case with iop higher than 100. Iop of 16 is not consistent with diagnosis of acute angle closure. Read more...
Severe eye pain. Angle closure is a severe ; emergent eye issue. Iop usually higher than 50-60. Profound visual loss happens rapidly with such severe pain it can make people very sick. A true eye emergency requires immediate care...Usually seen in older people. Read more...

What are symptoms of angle closure glaucoma?

Depends. On if it is acute or chronic. With acute, there is intense pain, nausea, and blurred vision. With chronic, no symptoms at all. Read more...
Symptoms. Symptoms of acute angle closure glaucoma, can be redness, pain, blurriness, halos around lights, and rapid vision loss. Symptoms for chronic angle closure can range from nothing (except progressive vision/field loss) to the same symptoms as acute angle closure glaucoma. Read more...

What are the most common symptoms of acute angle closure glaucoma?

Pain, blurry vision. The most comon symptom of acute angle closure glaucoma is pain. Blurry vision or hallows around lights at night may be the only symptoms, however. If you think yo may have angle closure glaucoma, see an eye care professional. Read more...
Eye pain. that can be severe within the eye or come in the form of pressure or headache around the eye or forehead. This pain can often be mistaken for sinus pressure. There can also be redness in the eye, blurred vision, and halos around lights. With a sudden pressure rise in the eye, there can also be nausea and vomiting. These symptoms require prompt evaluation and treatment. Good luck! Read more...