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Glaucoma Conditions

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Glaucoma is an eye condition which is usually associated with a rise in the (intraocular) pressure within the eye. This can cause damage to the optic nerve reducing peripheral vision.

Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG) affects about 0.4% of people in the UK over 40 [NICE].

Open-angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) affects about 2% of people in the UK older than 40 years (NICE,2017).

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