Posts by category: Ophthalmology and Eye Health

May 14, 2023
Cassius Valtieri
The Connection Between Open-Angle Glaucoma and Uveitis

In one of my recent researches, I came across a fascinating connection between open-angle glaucoma and uveitis. It turns out that the inflammation caused by uveitis can increase the risk of developing open-angle glaucoma. This is mainly due to the damage it causes to the drainage system within our eyes, leading to increased ocular pressure. As a result, early detection and proper management of uveitis are crucial in preventing the onset of open-angle glaucoma. I believe that understanding this connection can help us take better care of our eye health and prevent vision loss in the future.

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