POAG

This is the abbreviation for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.  This is the type of glaucoma that most people have, where the eye pressure is chronically elevated leading to gradual optic nerve damage.  See chronic open angle glaucoma (COAG) for more details on this topic.

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Dr. Timothy Root is a practicing ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Daytona Beach, Florida. His books, video lectures, and training resources can be found at:

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