Symptoms of Glaucoma
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- Blind spots
- Blurred vision
- Vague eye aching
- Inability to adjust the eye to darkened rooms
- Difficulty focusing on close work
- Loss of side peripheral vision
- Tunnel vision
- Fluctuating vision
- Severe eye pain
- Facial pain
- Blurred or cloudy vision
- Redness and swelling of the eye
- Pupil not reacting to light
- Swollen eyelids
- Nausea or vomiting
Facts about glaucoma. National Eye Institute website. Available at: http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/glaucoma/glaucoma%5Ffacts.asp. Accessed July 16, 2013.
Glaucoma symptoms. American Academy of Ophthalmology website. Available at: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/glaucoma-symptoms.cfm. Accessed July 16, 2013.
Open-angle glaucoma. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what. Updated June 6, 2013. Accessed July 16, 2013.
Symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma. Glaucoma Research Foundation website. Available at: http://www.glaucoma.org/glaucoma/symptoms-of-angle-closure-glaucoma.php. Accessed July 16, 2013.
Symptoms of open-angle glaucoma. Glaucoma Research Foundation website. Available at: http://www.glaucoma.org/glaucoma/symptoms-of-primary-open-angle-glaucoma.php. Accessed July 16, 2013.
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- Review Date: 03/2015 -
- Update Date: 03/15/2015 -
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