The enlargement of the anterior perforating veins is an old symptom of chronic glaucoma.
In a patient with chronic glaucoma no definite alteration of tension could be found.
The large majority of these complications arose in the eyes operated on for chronic glaucoma.
glaucoma glau·co·ma (glou-kō'mə, glô-)
Any of a group of eye diseases characterized by abnormally high intraocular fluid pressure, damaged optic disk, hardening of the eyeball, and partial to complete loss of vision.