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The greatest danger lies in the possibility of sudden conversion to acute angle closure glaucoma.
The presentation of acute angle closure glaucoma may be atypical.
1 Acute angle closure glaucoma (AACG) is a possible blinding situation represented by an unexpected and pronounced rise in intraocular pressure (IOP) due to obstruction of aqueous humour outflow.
Proven cases of primary angle closure glaucoma are included.
The patient was diagnosed with impending secondary angle closure glaucoma, acute myopia, and eye lid oedema, secondary to topiramate use.
In a study from Rotterdam, on 6760 people acute angle closure glaucoma was precipitated in only two (0.
The study was carried out on 71 consecutive eyes with primary open angle glaucoma or primary chronic angle closure glaucoma undergoing conventional trabeculectomy to compare the influence of pre-operative intracameral sodium hyaluronate 1% with hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 2% (HPMC2%) on postoperative anterior chamber depth (AC depth) and intraocular pressure (IOP) in trabeculectomy.
3%) had chronic angle closure glaucoma (CACG); 237 patients (6.
Primary angle closure glaucoma is a condition in which elevation of IOP occurs as a result of obstruction of aqueous outflow by partial or complete closure of the angle by peripheral iris.
Bilateral Angle Closure Glaucoma and Visual Loss Precipitated by Antidepressant and Antianxiety Agents In a Patient With Depresssion.
17) Those with normal IOPs, but very shallow angles, can be at risk of angle closure glaucoma and therefore can subsequently be referred for potential prophylactic laser iridotomy treatment.
Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) was detected in 1% of persons and Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG) was in 0.