Developmental (congenital) glaucoma
The cause of glaucoma damage in babies and children is virtually always due to raised pressure in the eye (intraocular pressure). Glaucoma which forms during the early years of a child’s life is called developmental or congenital glaucoma.
For full details of symptoms and treatments, contact the International Glaucoma Association and ask for our booklet ‘Glaucoma in Babies and Children’.
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