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Secondary glaucoma

Secondary glaucoma: Introduction

Secondary glaucoma: Glaucoma that occurs as a complication of various medical conditions such as eye surgery, advanced cataracts, eye injuries, some eye tumors, uveitis, diabetes or use of corticosteroid drugs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Secondary glaucoma is available below.

Symptoms of Secondary glaucoma

  • Blurring of vision secondary to a pre existing condition or affliction
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Treatments for Secondary glaucoma

  • Treatment and control of underlying conditions with medications
  • Surgery depending on the causative factors
  • Treatment will depend on the underlying condition, the type of glaucoma (open or closed angle), and the age and medical condition of the patient
  • Treatment may include:
    • Topical medications:
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Secondary glaucoma: Complications

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Causes of Secondary glaucoma

  • Prolonged use of steroids (steroid-induced glaucoma
  • Severe diabetic retinopathy
  • Central retinal vein occlusion (neovascular glaucoma)
  • Ocular trauma (angle recession glaucoma)
  • Uveitis (uveitic glaucoma)
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Secondary glaucoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Secondary glaucoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Secondary glaucoma

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Secondary glaucoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Secondary glaucoma

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Secondary glaucoma: Animations

Prognosis for Secondary glaucoma

Prognosis for Secondary glaucoma: Early detection and treatment. Treatment of underlying cause prevents severe loss of vision

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