neovascular glaucoma


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ne·o·vas·cu·lar glau·co·ma

glaucoma occurring in rubeosis iridis.
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14) Characteristics of neovascular glaucoma other than NVI include high IOP and trabecular meshwork blockage (16) (Figure 2).
IRIDEX will immediately begin distribution of Innovatech's Illuminating endo ocular probes (Straight and Angled, 20 gauge) and Adjustable & Intuitive (20 and 25 gauge) for endophotocoagulation for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, retinal breaks and detachments, and neovascular glaucoma.
Long-term complications include visual loss from radiation-optic neuropathy, maculopathy (Figure 7) and retinopathy, radiation cataract and neovascular glaucoma.
The compounds under investigation by the Harvard researchers include both oral and topical forms directed toward certain non-hormone dependent cancers, such as skin cancer or melanoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, arteriosclerosis, re-stenosis (a thickening of the artery wall that can occur immediately after balloon angioplasty and which can lead to strokes), and the treatment of diseases characterized by neovascularization (the growth of new arteries), which includes conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, neovascular glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.
Patients with DM are at risk of two major types of glaucoma: primary glaucoma and neovascular glaucoma (NVG).