Closed-Angle Glaucoma: Areas of Pain

Picture of the areas of pain from closed-angle glaucoma

Pain from closed-angle glaucoma may occur in the eye itself or in the area immediately surrounding the eye, including the forehead.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Christopher Joseph Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology

Current as ofDecember 3, 2017

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