pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and Glaucoma






Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX) is characterized by tiny microscopic white or grey granular flakes which are clumps of proteins within the eye which look somewhat like dandruff when seen through a microscope and which are released by cells.The abnormal flakes, sometimes compared to amyloid-like material,are visible during an examination of the…

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Angle Closure Glaucoma or Acute Glaucoma






Closed Angle Glaucoma accounts for less than 10% of glaucoma cases in the United States, but as many as half of glaucoma cases in other nations (particularly Asian countries). About 10% of patients with closed angles present with acute angle closure crises characterized by: sudden ocular pain often in the early…

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Glaucoma Treatments : Eye Drops and Other Medications






Glaucoma Treatment, Basics. Target Pressure. Drops. Laser Trabeculoplasty. Surgery Trabeculectomy In this post we will deal with Glaucoma Drug Treatments. Medication Intraocular pressure can be lowered with medication, usually eye drops. Each of these medicines may have local and systemic side effects.. Initially, glaucoma drops may reasonably be started in…

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