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Glaucoma 1, open angle C

Glaucoma 1, open angle C: Introduction

Glaucoma 1, open angle C: A inherited form of open-angle glaucoma caused by a genetic mutation on chromosome 3q212-q24. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Glaucoma 1, open angle C is available below.

Symptoms of Glaucoma 1, open angle C

Treatments for Glaucoma 1, open angle C

  • Open angle glaucoma can be treated by topical or oral drugs, laser surgery or microsurgery, or a combination of these. The aim of treatment is to lower intraocular pressure. The conventional approach to treatment is to use topical drugs as first line, followed by laser trabeculoplasty or microsurgery. Treatment is influenced by the type, cause and severity of glaucoma, other illnesses the patient might have, and preferences of the treating physician
  • Topical medications are usually first line and include:
    • Beta-blockers - timolol, levobunolol, carteolol, metiprnaolol, betatoxol
    • Prostaglandin analogues - latanoprost, bimatoprost, travoprost
    • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors - dorzolamide, brinzolomide
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Glaucoma 1, open angle C: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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