Origin of glaucoma
OTHER WORDS FROM glaucomaglau·co·ma·tous [glaw-koh-muh-tuhs, -kom-uh-, glou-], /glɔˈkoʊ mə təs, -ˈkɒm ə-, glaʊ-/, adjective
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How to use glaucoma in a sentence
Bijani was born with retinopathy and glaucoma, and his sight gradually disappeared during his first four years.
I have been recently diagnosed with narrow angle glaucoma in both eyes.
An iridectomy is usually performed as for glaucoma; this may be omitted.
Glaucoma following extraction occurs as a result of (a) soft lens matter blocking the angle of the anterior chamber.
If the lens be in the anterior chamber immediate extraction is called for, as glaucoma is a usual complication.
Glaucoma may result from the dislocation of the nucleus into the anterior chamber and should be treated as described above.
In acute cases and in cases of secondary glaucoma where there are many adhesions a general ansthetic is desirable.