closed angle

closed an·gle

(klōzd anggĕl)
Angulation of the working-end of an instrument at an angle between 0 degrees and 40 degrees for insertion beneath the gingival margin into the sulcus or pocket.
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Based on whether the cause of the disease is unknown or known, glaucoma is divided into two types, open angle and closed angle glaucoma.
Grade 0 (0 degrees) is a closed angle due to irido-corneal contact.
The procedure allows glaucoma to be divided into two types: open and closed angle.
The primary glaucomas are divided into open angle and closed angle types, because of differing mechanisms of rise in pressure.
Oral drugs that are used by ophthalmologists when all other medications fail to reduce pressure include glycerin (Osmoglyn 50%; usually prescribed for closed angle attack) and the carbonic anhydrase inhibitors: acelazolamide as Diamox, Diamox Sequels.
A A Moroccans had to wait till the 94th minute to score the tie goal by midfielder Adil Taarabt, who managed to penetrate through the defence line and score a goal from a closed angle.
The volume of suction can also be defined using the following equation, which determines the closed angle of suction ([[theta].
Imaging of the anterior chamber angle is one of the principal areas studied in the detection of closed angle glaucoma pathologies and related surgical filtering.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient, heart disease, hepatic or severe renal impairment, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, phaeochromocytoma, closed angle glaucoma or use with other sympathomimetic decongestants.
Q I AM in my 60s and have been diagnosed with closed angle glaucoma.