Also known as: open-angle glaucoma, chronic glaucoma, closed-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma, acute-angle

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disorder where the optic nerve gets damaged. This has serious implications for vision and can lead to blindness in many instances. Glaucoma are rare in children.

Reviewed by: Zenia Aguilera, MD

This page was last updated on: June 21, 2019 02:19 AM