Chapter 7. Glaucoma

  1. K Weng Sehu1 and
  2. William R Lee2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755266.ch7

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians

Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians

How to Cite

Sehu, K. W. and Lee, W. R. (eds) (2005) Glaucoma, in Ophthalmic Pathology: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755266.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917799

Online ISBN: 9780470755266

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Keywords:

  • glaucoma;
  • drainage anatomy;
  • treatment;
  • angle closure;
  • pathogenesis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Classification

  • Normal drainage anatomy

  • Pathological examination of a glaucomatous eye

  • Congenital/infantile/juvenile

  • Primary open angle

  • Primary angle closure

  • Secondary open Exfoliation syndrome (ES)

  • Pigment dispersion syndrome (PDS)/ pigmentary glaucoma (PG)

  • Lens-related glaucoma

  • Post-traumatic glaucoma

  • Neoplastic

  • Miscellaneous

  • Secondary closed Neovascular

  • Tumour

  • Uveitis/inflammation

  • Trauma

  • Treatment of glaucoma and its complications Trabeculectomy

  • Argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT)

  • Transcleral ciliary body ablation — cryotherapy and diode

  • Tissue effects