Characterized by or referring to phacolysis.


Characterized by or referring to phacolysis.
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If the crystalline lens leaks due to age or trauma, the contents are inflammatory and can lead to phacolytic glaucoma.
The patients were diagnosed with phacolytic glaucoma when they complained of severe pain and redness in eye with long standing poor vision.
The second type is a phacolytic (Lens Protein) secondary open angle glaucoma due to trabecular meshwork obstruction due to the leakage of lens material through the capsule of a senile cortical cataract.
At present all those conditions are termed as Lens Induced Glaucoma (LIG) which includes many types of secondary Glaucoma in which Phacomorphic accounts most of cases followed by phacolytic Glaucoma.
b) Phacolytic glaucoma occurs when the lens thickens and narrows the anterior angle
Later different workers, (3,4,5) described such types of cases under different names like lens induced glaucoma, lens induced uveitis with glaucoma, phacotoxic glaucoma, phacogenetic and phacogenic glaucoma, phacolytic glaucoma.
INTRODUCTION: Phacolytic glaucoma is a type of secondary glaucoma caused by a leaking mature or hypermature (Rarely immature) cataract.