By Wilson, Richard Philip; Azuara-Blanco, Augusto; Costa, Vital P
Glaucoma isn't really a unmarried disorder that responds to a unmarried remedy. a number of scientific entities is concerned, together with either ocular and systemic stipulations. Glaucoma is tough to diagnose, and that makes its remedy much more tricky. during this quantity, the authors try to alleviate confusion approximately glaucoma. they've got written a transparent and concise consultant to the powerful prognosis and therapy of this not-so-simple affliction. starting with a whole category and profile and finishing with an summary of therapies, guide of Glaucoma distills a lot of the scientific literature into one straight forward reference. This consultant is perfect for ophthalmologists, eye surgeons, geriatricians and any clinician getting to glaucoma sufferers
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10A). 10B). Open-angle glaucomas Pigment dispersion syndrome Pigment dispersion syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder in which mechanical friction between the posterior iris surface and anterior zonular bundles results in disruption of iris pigment epithelial cells. Liberated pigment particles accumulate throughout the anterior segment, resulting in trabecular dysfunction and raised IOP. The iris tends to have a concave configuration on gonioscopy, and its insertion on the ciliary face is typically posterior.
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Accumulation of material obstructing the trabecular meshwork 1. Pigmentary glaucoma 2. Exfoliative glaucoma 3. Steroid-induced glaucoma 4. Inflammatory glaucoma 5. Lens-induced glaucoma a. Phacolytic b. Lens-particle c. Phacoanaphylactic glaucomas 6. Ghost cell glaucoma 7. Neoplastic cell-induced glaucoma 8. Silicone oil-induced glaucoma 9. Others C. Other abnormalities of the trabecular meshwork 1. Posner-Schlossman (trabeculitis) 2. Traumatic glaucoma (angle recession) 3. Chemical burns 4. Others D.
Handbook of glaucoma by Wilson, Richard Philip; Azuara-Blanco, Augusto; Costa, Vital P