Glaucoma vs Brimonidine - What's the difference?

glaucoma | brimonidine |


As nouns the difference between glaucoma and brimonidine

is that glaucoma is (pathology) an eye disease or disorder that is defined as a characteristic optic neuropathy, or disease of the optic nerve, possibly, if untreated, leading to damage of the optic disc of the eye and resultant visual field loss due to lack of communication between the retina and the brain, which can lead to blindness while brimonidine is a drug used to treat open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

glaucoma

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pathology) An eye disease or disorder that is defined as a characteristic optic neuropathy, or disease of the optic nerve, possibly, if untreated, leading to damage of the optic disc of the eye and resultant visual field loss due to lack of communication between the retina and the brain, which can lead to blindness.
  • Derived terms

    * glaucomatous

    brimonidine

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia brimonidine)
  • A drug used to treat open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.