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What are the symptoms of glaucoma?

In most forms of early glaucoma, there are few symptoms. There is no pain or discomfort and vision loss is peripheral (to the side) and often difficult to notice. In an acute attack of angle-closure glaucoma, there can be severe pain in the affected eye, redness and light sensitivity.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Eye injuries


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