phacomorphic glaucoma

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phac·o·mor·phic glau·co·ma

secondary glaucoma caused by either excessive size or spheric shape of the lens.
Synonym(s): phacogenic glaucoma
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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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.
They are actually contraindicated in phacogenic glaucoma because they cause a forward rotation of the ciliary body.