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Buphthalmos: early glaucoma history.
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PMID:  20529079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Glaucoma as understood today could not have been detected before the means to see the optic nerve and reliably measure the intraocular pressure were available after the mid-1850s. One form, however, manifested itself as a visible enlargement of the globe and was thus recognized since antiquity. This article traces the nomenclature, signs and symptoms, and treatment of buphthalmos from the ancient Greeks to the second half of the 19th century, when the present methods began.
Authors:
Harry H Mark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta ophthalmologica     Volume:  89     ISSN:  1755-3768     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101468102     Medline TA:  Acta Ophthalmol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  591-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 The Author. Journal compilation © 2010 Acta Ophthalmol.
Affiliation:
Yale-New Haven Hospital, North Haven, CT, USA.
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