The less-common and generally more severe exfoliation glaucoma occurs in people with exfoliation syndrome
, which increases their chance of glaucoma about six times, according to The Glaucoma Foundation.
Several decades later, an ocular pathologist Georgiana Dvorak-Theobald coined the term pseudoexfoliation to distinguish it from a similar ailment which sometimes affected glassblowers called true exfoliation syndrome
which is caused by heat or "infrared-related changes in the anterior lens capsule" and is characterised by "lamellar delamination of the lens capsule.
Patients with small Pupil, Pseudo exfoliation Syndrome
, Diabetic Retinopathy, and positive history of Uveitis, Glaucoma, and Macular Degeneration were excluded.
Twelve-year Incidence of Exfoliation Syndrome
in the Reykjavik Eye Study.
Vesti E, Kivela T Exfoliation syndrome
and exfoliation glaucoma.
Pro-oxidant-antioxidant balance, peroxide and catalase activity in the aqueous humour and serum of patients with exfoliation syndrome
or exfoliative glaucoma.
His research focuses on the identification of genetic markers for common human diseases such as exfoliation syndrome
and typhoid sepsis.
According to a study, residential geography, time spent in the sun and whether or not sunglasses are worn may help explain why some people develop exfoliation syndrome
(XFS), an eye condition that is a leading cause of secondaryopen-angle glaucoma and can lead to an increased risk of cataract, Khaleej Times reported.
Plasma and aqueous humour levels of homocysteine in exfoliation syndrome
Evaluation of the clinical association between exfoliation syndrome
and abdominal aortic aneurysm.
, pigment dispersion syndrome, and the associated glaucomas.
2[alpha]] in the aqueous humor from cataract patients with exfoliation syndrome
was higher than in patients with cataracts only.