neovascular glaucoma

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ne·o·vas·cu·lar glau·co·ma

glaucoma occurring in rubeosis iridis.
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Repeat treatments were performed in eyes which had congenital, juvenile, and neovascular glaucoma (Table 2).
One case presented with features of neovascular glaucoma. According to Hayreh, the cumulative probability of developing a second episode of occlusion in the other eye within 4 years is about 7% in patients with BRVO.
Simultaneous intravitreal and Intracameral injection of Bevacizumab (Avastin) in neovascular glaucoma. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 2009 Jun; 25: 259 - 64.
She discusses the background of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy, including epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical trials and classification; diagnostic testing and examination; examination using the slit lamp and new treatment, including anti-vascular endothelial growth factor treatments; surgical techniques; pregnant patients; complications; diabetes and neovascular glaucoma; management of nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy, clinically significant macular edema or diabetic macular edema, and proliferative diabetic retinopathy; informed consent; and guidelines for nurses and office assistants.
A dangerous form of glaucoma, neovascular glaucoma, also can occur.
Angle recession, Acute angle closure glaucoma and Neovascular glaucoma comprised less than 1% of cases.
Glaucoma patients, except those with neovascular glaucoma, with/without a visually significant cataract were enrolled.
Table 1 Classification of secondary causes of raised IOP with open angles Pre-trabecular Neovascular glaucoma Epithelial ingrowth Irido-corneal-endothelial (ICE) syndrome Trabecular Pigmentary glaucoma Red blood cells Pseudoexfoliative material Protein Post-trabecular Obstruction of superior vena cava Carotid cavernous fistula
These may include vitreous haemorrhage, retinal tear formation or detachment, endophthalmitis and neovascular glaucoma.
Without timely intervention, combined occlusion can lead to rubeosis iridis, neovascular glaucoma, retinal necrosis, periphlebitis of the central vein, and eventually permanent vision loss [18, 22].
Beirao et al., "The use of intravitreal ranibizumab to treat neovascular glaucoma because of retinal amyloid angiopathy in familial amyloidosis transthyretin v30m related," Retinal Cases & Brief Reports, vol.