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What are the initial symptoms of glaucoma. Is it hereditary. What are the precautions to be taken.

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Symptoms of closed angle glaucoma are Eye pain, usually severe. Blurred vision. Eye pain is often accompanied by nausea and sometimes vomiting. Lights appear to have extra halo-like glows around them. Red eyes. Sudden, unexpected vision problems, especially when lighting is poor. Too much aqueous production or obstruction of its outflow from the eye causes a rise in intraocular pressure (IOP) that can lead to glaucoma. In most types of glaucoma, elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is associated with damage to the optic nerve in the back of the eye.
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