Glaucoma, Primary Open Angle

Known as: simple chronic glaucoma, Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, GLAUCOMA, CHRONIC SIMPLE 
A form of glaucoma in which there is no visible abnormality in the trabecular meshwork.
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Glaucoma is an optic neuropathy that is characterized by the progressive degeneration of the optic nerve, leading to visual… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To assess the prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and its association with intraocular pressure (IOP) in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS) has shown that topical ocular hypotensive medication is effective in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States and worldwide. Three… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) affects 33 million individuals worldwide and is a leading cause of blindness. In a study of 54… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of vascular risk factors on the prevalence of primary open angle glaucoma. DESIGN Population… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Glaucoma is a major cause of blindness and is characterized by progressive degeneration of the optic nerve and is usually… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To determine whether retinal ganglion cell death in primary open-angle glaucoma occurs by apoptosis. METHODS Eighteen… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Several mechanisms have been postulated to explain the optic nerve damage that occurs in primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). No… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The trabecular meshwork cellularity (cells/unit tissue area) was compared in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG… (More)
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