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What is Neovascular glaucoma?

What is Neovascular glaucoma?

  • Neovascular glaucoma: Numerous secondary ocular and systemic diseases that share one common element, retinal ischemia/hypoxia and subsequent release of an angiogenesis factor, cause NVG. This angiogenesis factor causes new blood vessel growth from preexisting vascular structure. Depending on the progression of NVG, it can cause glaucoma either through secondary open-angle or secondary closed-angle mechanisms.

Neovascular glaucoma: Introduction

Types of Neovascular glaucoma:

Broader types of Neovascular glaucoma:

How serious is Neovascular glaucoma?

Prognosis of Neovascular glaucoma: Early diagnosis of the disease, followed by immediate and aggressive treatment, is imperative can prevent the complications.
Complications of Neovascular glaucoma: see complications of Neovascular glaucoma

What causes Neovascular glaucoma?

Causes of Neovascular glaucoma: see causes of Neovascular glaucoma

What are the symptoms of Neovascular glaucoma?

Symptoms of Neovascular glaucoma: see symptoms of Neovascular glaucoma

Complications of Neovascular glaucoma: see complications of Neovascular glaucoma

Onset of Neovascular glaucoma: More prevalent in elderly patients

Neovascular glaucoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neovascular glaucoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neovascular glaucoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neovascular glaucoma: Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neovascular glaucoma.
Treatments for Neovascular glaucoma: see treatments for Neovascular glaucoma
Research for Neovascular glaucoma: see research for Neovascular glaucoma

Name and Aliases of Neovascular glaucoma

Main name of condition: Neovascular glaucoma

Other names or spellings for Neovascular glaucoma:

NVG, Hemorrhagic glaucoma, Thrombotic glaucoma, Congestive glaucoma, Rubeotic glaucoma, Diabetic hemorrhagic glaucoma

Neovascular glaucoma: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Neovascular glaucoma:

 

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