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Treatments for Closed-angle glaucoma

Treatment List for Closed-angle glaucoma

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Closed-angle glaucoma includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Medical emergency
  • Hospitalization
  • Medications
  • Intravenous medications
  • Laser surgery
  • 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

Closed-angle glaucoma: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Closed-angle glaucoma may include:

Hidden causes of Closed-angle glaucoma may be incorrectly diagnosed:

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Closed-angle glaucoma:

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Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Closed-angle glaucoma include:

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