Glaucoma – I

FP1012 : To Compare the Prevalence of Primary Angle Closure Disease with Vanherick, Gonioscopy & Asoct in OPD

Dr.Rajat Kapoor, K16899, Dr. Bhavatharini M, Dr.Amjad Salman, Dr. Sathyan Parthasarathy

The word glaucoma came from the Greek word ‘glaukos’ which meant ‘clouded with a blue-green hue’. In the Hippocratic Aphorisms the term glaucoma was used to describe blindness coming on in advancing years associated with a glazed appearance of the pupil. The Hippocratic writings make no clear distinction between cataract and glaucoma.