What Is Congenital Glaucoma?

Q:
What is congenital glaucoma?

A:
Congenital glaucoma is a kind of glaucoma that happens to newborns or babies in the first few years. If a child has congenital glaucoma, his/her corneas will be cloudy. If the disease is not treated immediately, the child may lose vision.

The possible symptoms of congenital glaucoma include:

  • Sensitivity to light.
  • Tear up all the time.
  • A larger cornea.
  • Cloudy on cornea.
  • Rub eyes or keep the eyes closed much of the time.

If your child has some problems with her/his eyes, you should consult your doctor for advice.

Keywords: congenital glaucoma

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