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Take the Glaucoma Quiz

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. But with early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.

1. In most forms of glaucoma, what damages the optic nerve?
2. The most common form of glaucoma is called open-angle glaucoma. What does "open-angle" refer to?
3. If the pressure inside your eye is higher than normal, you:
4. If your eye pressure is normal, you:
5. What are the symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma?
6. Which of these groups is at risk of developing open-angle glaucoma?
7. Which of these is an early symptom of open-angle glaucoma?
8. How is glaucoma detected?
9. How is glaucoma treated?
10. How can you reduce the damage from glaucoma?
Online Medical Reviewer: Bogus, William J OD, FAAO
Online Medical Reviewer: Haupert, Christopher L, MD
Date Last Reviewed: 11/1/2017
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