22. Glaucoma

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22. Glaucoma
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2013-11-12 04:58:21
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  1. Facts about glaucoma?
    • progressive optic neuropathy
    • ant+post segments
    • high iop causes damage: retina/optic nerve
    • VF changes
    • asx until advnaced
    • blindness irreversible
  2. What is glaucoma?
    optic neuropathy
  3. What are the types of OAG?
    • POAG- high IOP
    • NTG- normal iop
    • 2ndy OAG
  4. What is the prevalance of POAG?
    africans, latinos
  5. What is the prevalence of all glaucoma?
    africans>chinese>latinos
  6. What is the prevalence of PACG?
    Chinese
  7. What is the prevalence of OCH?
    whites
  8. RF of OAG?
    • africans and hispanics
    • age
    • fmHx
    • high IOP
  9. Glaucoma and blacks?
    • 3-6x POAG
    • earlier, rapidly, blindness
    • thinner corneas 515
    • >OD
  10. Glaucoma abos?
    • thinner cornea
    • larger disc
    • PXF higher
    • diabetes
  11. What is defined as a ACG?
    >270 degrees
  12. RF of PACG?
    • age
    • FmHx
    • race: chinese 80-90%, eskimo, indian
    • gender: females smaller eyes 70%
    • Ocular: AC depth, hyperopia, lens thickness, small CC
  13. What type of glaucoma causes more morbidity?
    PACG>POAG
  14. What can cause 2ndy glaucomas?
    PXF, PDS, uveitis, diabetes, trauma, CRVO,BRVO

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