Definition of Glaucoma, symptoms of
Glaucoma, symptoms of: There are no symptoms of the most common form until the condition is far advanced. There is no pain except in the acute form. A person with advanced glaucoma may notice the side vision gradually failing. That is, objects in front may still be seen clearly, but objects to the side may be missed. As the disease worsens, the field of vision narrows and blindness results.
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012
Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox FREE!