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REVIEW ARTICLE

Drug-induced Angle-Closure Glaucoma

Bhawna Khurana, Aruj K Khurana, Ashok K Khurana

Citation Information : Khurana B, Khurana AK, Khurana AK. Drug-induced Angle-Closure Glaucoma. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2012; 6 (1):6-8.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1100

License: CC BY 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Drug-induced angle-closure glaucoma is an important entity for the ophthalmologist as well as the general physician as it represents a preventable cause of potential blindness. This brief review highlights the fact that a high index of suspicion, in a susceptible individual followed by confirmation on appropriate imaging modality (UBM, ultrasound or anterior segment OCT) can alleviate the threat to sight and also help to institute appropriate therapy.


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