pseudoexfoliation syndrome

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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Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXS) is an age-related systemic disease manifesting itself primarily in the eyes and is characterised by the accumulation of microscopic granular amyloid-like protein fibres.
Exclusion criteria for all patients included a history of diabetes mellitus, systemic hypertension, glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, chronic use of medicated eye drops, and previous ocular surgery.
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PES) is a disorder of the extracellular matrix characterized by the progressive accumulation of abnormal fibrillary material in many ocular tissues.
24 In a study on patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome, CCT was found to have significant relation with RNFL-T.
SUMMARY--The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and to evaluate its association with open-angle glaucoma in patients attending the Department of Ophthalmology, Dr Tomislav Bardek General Hospital in Koprivnica, northwestern Croatia.
Patients with a previous history of active ocular infection, ocular inflammation, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, contact lens wear, corneal dystrophies, dry eyes, ocular trauma, ocular surgery, glaucoma, uveitis, corneal opacities, pterygium, trichiasis, entropion or patients having pan- retinal photocoagulation were excluded from this study.
Evidence for oxidative stress in lens epithelial cells in pseudoexfoliation syndrome.
USPRwire, Mon Sep 21 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome clinical trials scenario.
27 eyes had primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), 20 had glaucoma associated with the pseudoexfoliation syndrome, and 3 had pigmentary glaucoma.
They address pediatric cases, congenital subluxation of the crystalline lens, cataracts and glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, phacoemulsifications with a small pupil, cataract surgery in age-related macular degeneration, brunescent cataract, and cataracts in high myopia, severe hyperopia, and retinitis pigmentosa.
Homocysteine and nitric oxide levels in plasma of patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome, pseudoexfoliation glaucoma, and primary open-angle glaucoma.
Ophthalmic exclusion criteria were history of any ocular trauma and surgery, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, pigment dispersion syndrome, uveitis, glaucoma, usage of viscoelastic material during surgery and the duration of operation more than one hour.