pseudoexfoliation syndrome

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pseudoexfoliation syndrome

a condition, often leading to glaucoma, in which deposits on the surface of the lens resemble exfoliation of the lens capsule.
See also: pseudoexfoliation of lens capsule.

pseu·do·ex·fo·li·at·ion syn·drome

(sū'dō-eks-fō'lē-ā'shŭn sin'drōm)
A condition, often leading to glaucoma, in which deposits on the surface of the lens resemble exfoliation of the lens capsule.
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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.
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.
Exfoliation syndrome, 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.