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Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Introduction

Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Primary angle closure is defined as an occludable drainage angle and features indicating that trabecular obstruction by the peripheral iris has occurred (ie, peripheral anterior synechiae, increased IOP, lens opacities, excessive trabecular pigmentation deposits). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma is available below.

Symptoms of Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

  • Ocular pain- periorbital pain
  • Blurry vision
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • History of intermittent blurring of vision with halos
  • And at least 3 of the following signs: IOP >21 mm Hg
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

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Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Complications

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Causes of Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

  • Shallower anterior chambers
  • Anteriorly situated lens
  • Shorter axial eye length
  • A thin, floppy iris
  • more causes...»

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Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

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Prognosis for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

Prognosis for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG) is an ocular emergency and receives distinction due to its acute presentation, need for immediate treatment, and well-established anatomic pathology. Rapid diagnosis, immediate intervention, and referral can have profound effects on patient outcome and morbidity.

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More information about Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

  1. Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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