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Treatments for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

Treatment List for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • The patient should remain in the supine position as long as possible
  • Acetazolamide
  • Topical beta-blocker
  • Topical steroid
  • Analgesics
  • Anti emetics
  • Hyperosmotic agent
  • Laser peripheral iridotomy
  • Closed angle glaucoma is a medical emergency and prompt treatment is necessary to avoid loss of vision. Treatment includes:
    • Hospitalisation
    • Medications to decrease intraocular pressure and stabilise the eye, including:
      • IV medications - acetazolamide
      • Topical medications - pilocarpine, beta blockers, steroid drops
      • Hyperosmotic agents -Mannitol, oral glycerol
    • Treatment for pain and vomiting
    • Nurse supine
    • Laser peripheral iridotomy - definitive treatment performed 24-48 hours after stabilisation of intraocular pressure

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