phacomorphic glaucoma

phac·o·mor·phic glau·co·ma

secondary glaucoma caused by either excessive size or spheric shape of the lens.
Synonym(s): phacogenic glaucoma
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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Out of 68 patients with LIG, our study showed highest number of phacomorphic glaucoma (60.2%) followed by phacolytic glaucoma (29.4%) (Table 1).
If through growth the lens becomes too big for the eye it can result in a condition termed phacomorphic glaucoma. If the crystalline lens leaks due to age or trauma, the contents are inflammatory and can lead to phacolytic glaucoma.
Cases of intumescent cataract may present with phacomorphic glaucoma and absent red reflex [3, 11].
The second section contains classic papers previously published by the contributors on femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and initial clinical evaluation, imaging, capsulotomy, intraocular lens tilt and decentration, intraocular lens decentration parameters, long-term outcomes, internal aberrations and optical quality, intraocular lens power calculation and refractive outcomes, effects on the development of posterior capsule opacification and the macula, central corneal volume and endothelial cell count, incision morphology and corneal higher-order aberration analysis, and uses of the surgery in traumatic cataracts, after penetrating keratoplasty, and in phacomorphic glaucoma. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
They discuss orbital tumors, refractive surgery, conductive keratoplasty, glaucoma imaging, age- related macular degeneration, ocular and adnexal injuries in warfare, genetic testing and counseling, phacomorphic glaucoma, the management of subluxated lenses, craniopharyngioma, phacoemulsification in vitrectomized eyes, retinal cysts, and the management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment by vitreoretinal techniques.
Tse, "Retrospective case series on the long-term visual and intraocular pressure outcomes of phacomorphic glaucoma," Eye, vol.
Phacomorphic glaucoma was diagnosed when patients presented with red eye, severe pain and diminished vision.
It is known as phacomorphic glaucoma. This can also occur from lens subluxation (eg in Marfan's syndrome) (Figure 6), where a displaced lens directly blocks the drainage angle.
Phacomorphic glaucoma diagnosis was done based on the presence of corneal oedema, shallow anterior chamber, flare in the aqueous, fixed dilated pupil, intumescent cataractous lens, closed angle of the anterior chamber and increased intraocular pressure above 21 mm Hg.
In phacomorphic glaucoma, the swollen lens may block the anterior flow of the aqueous humor from the posterior chamber pushing the iris forward.
Most common type was phacomorphic glaucoma (54%), most common affected age group was 40 to 70 years (93%), female predominance was noted, duration of attack had also significant effect on visual prognosis.
Phacomorphic glaucoma and glaucoma secondary to ectopia lentis are types with closed angle.