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Glaucoma Awareness Quiz

Test your knowledge of glaucoma and its impact on vision with this informative quiz. Explore the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this eye condition, and learn why monitoring intraocular pressure is crucial for early detection and management.

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What is the main cause of damage in glaucoma?

Increased pressure within the eye

What does the word 'glaucoma' mean in Greek?

To glow

What is the function of the aqueous humor in the eye?

Maintains eye shape and provides nutrients

Which type of glaucoma is often referred to as the 'silent thief of sight'?

<p>Open-angle glaucoma</p> Signup and view all the answers

In open-angle glaucoma, what is the main issue inside the eye?

<p>Impeded draining of aqueous humor</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main cause of vision loss in glaucoma?

<p>Damage to the optic nerve</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of glaucoma is associated with the impeded draining of aqueous humor?

<p>Open-angle glaucoma</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the meaning of the word 'glaucoma' in Greek?

<p>To glow</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the common term used to describe the slow vision loss in glaucoma?

<p>The silent thief of sight</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of the optic nerve in the eye?

<p>Transmitting visual information from the eye to the brain</p> Signup and view all the answers

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