Secondary angle-closure glaucoma after central retinal vein occlusion

Alan D. Mendelsohn*, Lee Merrill Jampol, David Shoch

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Abstract

A 65-year-old man developed unilateral non-rubeotic secondary angle-closure glaucoma after central retinal vein occlusion. Therapy was nonsurgical and included medical control of the intraocular pressure. The anterior chamber eventually deepened and panretinal photo-coagulation was later necessary because of developing rubeosis iridis and neovascularization of the optic disk. Secondary nonrubeotic angle-closure glaucoma from central retinal vein occlusion must be distinguished from rubeotic glaucoma or pupillary-block glaucoma so that inappropriate medical or surgical treatment can be avoided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-585
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume100
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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  • Ophthalmology

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