Phacogenic glaucoma | definition of phacogenic glaucoma by Medical dictionary
phacomorphic glaucoma (redirected from phacogenic glaucoma)
secondary glaucoma caused by either excessive size or spheric shape of the lens.
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phac·o·mor·phic glau·co·ma (fak'ō-mōr'fik glaw-kō'mă)
Secondary glaucoma caused by either excessive size or spheric shape of the lens.
Synonym(s): phacogenic glaucoma
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Subsequently various workers described such types of cases under different names like lens induced glaucoma, lens induced uveitis and glaucoma, phacotoxic glaucoma, phacogenetic and phacogenic glaucoma
and finally phacolytic glaucoma.
Phacolytic and phacogenic glaucoma
, and phacotoxic uveitis are also covered.
They are actually contraindicated in phacogenic glaucoma
because they cause a forward rotation of the ciliary body.