secondary glaucoma


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sec·on·dar·y glau·co·ma

glaucoma occurring as a sequel of preexisting ocular disease or injury.

secondary glaucoma

Ophthalmology Glaucoma in a background of other ocular disease–eg, uveitis and systemic disease, or after exposure to some drugs–eg, steroids. See Glaucoma.

sec·on·dar·y glau·co·ma

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē glaw-kō'mă)
Glaucoma occurring as a sequel of ocular disease or injury.
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Rate of complications in groups No(%) Complications Group A Group B Group C p (a) After--cataract formation 10 (45.5) 7 (41.2) 16 (61.5) 0.353 Fibrin reaction 2 (9.1) 2 (11.7) 4 (15.4) 0.801 IOL decentration 1 (4.5) 0 (0) 2 (7.7) 0.501 Secondary glaucoma 1 (4.5) 1 (5.8) 2 (7.7) 0.902 (a): Chi-square test; IOL: intraocular lens
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Of note were secondary glaucoma endophthalmitis and retinal detachment.
Patients with a history of ocular trauma and ocular co-morbidity and patients with secondary glaucoma and angle closure glaucoma were excluded.
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As the result of examination in 133 patients (37.6%) there was found eye reddening with signs of uveitis, in 110 (31%)--varying degrees of eyeball enlargement with signs of secondary glaucoma, however in 7 patients (2%) the eye was shrunk and hypotonic.
Secondary glaucoma is associated with or caused by other ocular or systemic disease.
This procedure may be an option for people with secondary glaucoma, in which another disease causes increased eye pressure that damages the optic nerve.