Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Short Communication Volume 6 Issue 5

The Syndrome is Called Glaucoma

Isiaka Sanni Oluwasegun*

Makkah Specialist Eye Hospital, Bauchi, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Isiaka Sanni Oluwasegun, Makkah Specialist Eye Hospital, Bauchi, Nigeria.

Received: March 07, 2023; Published: April 12, 2023

Internal eye pressure, either high or low, alone does not indicate glaucoma. The glaucomatous eye can also exhibit normal intraocular pressure. Hence, the syndrome characterized by progressive, uniquely patterned optic neuropathy is called Glaucoma. This is associated with corresponding visual field loss as well as contrast loss with or without sustained high eye pressure.

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Citation

Citation: Isiaka Sanni Oluwasegun. “The Syndrome is Called Glaucoma".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.5 (2023): 24-25.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Isiaka Sanni Oluwasegun. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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