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Management of Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma

Annadurai Parivadhini, Vijaya Lingam

Keywords : Pupillary block, Neovascular glaucoma, Iridocorneal endothelial syndrome, Aqueous misdirection syndrome, Ciliary body swelling

Citation Information : Parivadhini A, Lingam V. Management of Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2014; 8 (1):25-32.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1157

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Secondary angle closure glaucomas are a distinct entity from primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG). Unlike PACG, secondary angle closure glaucoma's have an identifable contributory factor/s for angle closure and obstruction of aqueous fow which is usually unrelieved by iridotomy. The treatment of each type of secondary angle closure glaucoma is varied, so identification of the primary cause aids in its effective management.

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