Primary angle-closure is the synechial or appositional closure of the anterior chamber angle secondary to multiple mechanisms resulting in raised intraocular pressure and structural changes in the eyes.
Iridotrabecular contact is the hallmark of primary angle-closure  and the most commonly identified sign which indicates that treatment is required.
It is defined by at least 180 degrees of iridotrabecular contact together with an elevated intraocular pressure or peripheral anterior synechiae or btoh
Primary angle-closure glaucoma is the presence of glaucomatous optic neuropathy.

Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Decreased IOP in adult patients w/ open-angle glaucoma or ocular HTN for whom monotherapy provides insufficien...

Indication: Elevated IOP in ocular HTN or open-angle glaucoma.

Indication: Chronic open-angle glaucoma, ocular HTN.

Indication: Elevated IOP in patients w/ ocular HTN & open-angle glaucoma when concomitant therapy is appropriate.

Indication: Decrease of IOP in adults w/ open-angle glaucoma or ocular HTN who are insufficiently responsive to topical &b...

Indication: Elevated IOP in patients w/ ocular HTN or open-angle glaucoma.

Indication: Decrease of elevated IOP in adults w/ ocular HTN or open-angle glaucoma.

Indication: Reduction of elevated IOP in patients w/ open-angle glaucoma, chronic angle closure glaucoma & ocular HTN;...

brimonidine tartrate + brinzolamide

Indication: Decrease of elevated IOP in adults w/ open-angle glaucoma or ocular HTN for whom monotherapy provides insuffic...

Indication: Reduction of IOP in patients w/ primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular HTN.

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