115 results match your criteria Glaucoma Angle Recession


Clinical outcomes of penetrating canaloplasty in patients with traumatic angle recession glaucoma: a prospective interventional case series.

Br J Ophthalmol 2022 Mar 22. Epub 2022 Mar 22.

Eye Hospital and School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China

Background/aim: To evaluate the clinical outcomes of penetrating canaloplasty in traumatic angle recession glaucoma at 1 year.

Methods: Patients with angle recession glaucoma underwent penetrating canaloplasty, a new Schlemm's canal-based internal drainage procedure, which creates a direct canal for flow of aqueous humour from the anterior chamber to the ostia of Schlemm's canal via a window created at the corneal scleral bed without use of antimetabolites. Postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP), number of glaucoma medications, and procedure-related complications were evaluated. Read More

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Ab-interno trabeculotomy with Kahook dual blade in secondary traumatic glaucoma in a child.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022 Mar 26;25:101354. Epub 2022 Jan 26.

Department of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Institute of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Purpose: To report a successful ab-interno trabeculotomy with Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) in secondary traumatic angle recession glaucoma in a child and discuss the possible mechanisms of action.

Observations: A 7 years-old boy presented, after a blunt trauma in the left eye, with angular recess surroundings 110° and concomitant intra-ocular pressure (IOP) elevation around 35 mmHg, despite the maximum topical and systemic ocular hypotensive therapy. As there was no glaucomatous neuropathy yet, a KDB ab-interno trabeculotomy was performed. Read More

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A neophyte gonioscopist's animative and videographic atlas with focal points for effective practice.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2022 Feb;70(2):708-709

Director, Sathyan Eye Care Hospital and Coimbatore Glaucoma Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Background: Though various gonioscopy teaching platforms are available, they predominantly comprise of real time scenarios and videos. For a beginner, we suggest providing animations of the real time scenario for cognitive training; and then putting them in real time scenarios for a better concept application and practice.

Purpose: This video highlights the basic tips and tricks needed to perform gonioscopy with metaphorical conceptual learning matching the 2D and 3D animations with real time scenarios. Read More

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February 2022

Evaluation of primary Ahmed Glaucoma valve implantation in post-traumatic angle recession glaucoma in Indian eyes.

Int Ophthalmol 2022 Mar 14;42(3):817-827. Epub 2021 Oct 14.

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Purpose: To highlight the efficacy of primary Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in angle recession glaucoma following blunt ocular trauma in Indian eyes.

Design: A retrospective analytical study.

Materials And Methods: This study included 52 patients of angle recession glaucoma, who presented between Mar 2006 to Feb 2016, out of which 38 patients had undergone primary AGV implantation, while the rest were managed with topical anti-glaucoma medications. Read More

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Factors Associated With Laser Trabeculoplasty Response Duration: Analysis of a Large Clinical Database (IRIS Registry).

J Glaucoma 2021 10;30(10):902-910

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL.

Prcis: In eyes with trabeculoplasty response, those with lower baseline pressure, angle recession or uveitis had shorter survival. Eyes without medications before treatment remained medication-free for a median of 197 days.

Purpose: We examined patients in a large clinical registry to assess factors associated with laser trabeculoplasty (LTP) response durations. Read More

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October 2021

Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin-C in Post-Traumatic Angle Recession Glaucoma in Phakic Eyes With no Prior Intraocular Intervention.

Semin Ophthalmol 2022 Feb 29;37(2):171-176. Epub 2021 Jun 29.

VST Glaucoma Center, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

Purpose: : To evaluate the outcomes of primary trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C (trab MMC) in phakic eyes with post-traumatic angle recession glaucoma with no prior intraocular surgeries.

Methods: : We included 32 phakic eyes of 32 patients who underwent trab MMC between January-2002 and December-2017. Complete success was IOP between 6 and 21 mm Hg without anti-glaucoma medications (AGM) and failure was when IOP >21 mm Hg with AGM or need for additional intervention for IOP control or loss of light perception. Read More

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February 2022

Complications and visual outcome of sutureless, scleral fixated intraocular lens in cases with traumatic aphakia.

Ther Adv Ophthalmol 2021 Jan-Dec;13:25158414211009095. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Department of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Gorimedu, India.

Purpose: The aim of this study is to describe the complications and outcome of sutureless scleral fixated intraocular lens (SFIOL) implantation in traumatic aphakia.

Setting: The study was conducted in a tertiary eye care centre in South India.

Design: The study involved a retrospective data analysis. Read More

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The choroidal rupture: current concepts and insights.

Surv Ophthalmol 2021 Sep-Oct;66(5):761-770. Epub 2021 Feb 2.

Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Section of Ophthalmology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

Choroidal rupture is a posterior segment affliction following a traumatic event that results in a break in the retinal pigment epithelium, Bruch membrane, and the underlying choriocapillaris. The visual prognosis may be extremely poor when involving the macular area or in cases with major comorbidities. On funduscopic examination the rupture appears as a whitish/yellowish curvilinear or crescent-shaped lesion with forked or tapered endings. Read More

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Factors Associated With Favorable Laser Trabeculoplasty Response: IRIS Registry Analysis.

Am J Ophthalmol 2021 03 10;223:149-158. Epub 2020 Oct 10.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, USA.

Purpose: We examined patients in a large clinical registry to assess factors associated with laser trabeculoplasty (LTP) responses.

Design: Retrospective cohort study.

Methods: StudyPopulation: LTP patients in the Intelligent Research in Sight (IRIS) Registry, 2013-2018. Read More

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Selective laser trabeculoplasty in patients with angle recession glaucoma: A small case series.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2020 Sep 29;19:100835. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Purpose: To describe the results of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in eyes with angle recession glaucoma (ARG). To our knowledge, this is the first report of SLT being used as treatment modality for angle recession glaucoma. Argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) was used for ARG but showed a little therapeutic effect. Read More

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September 2020

Identification and Quantitative Assessment of Schlemm's Canal in the Eyes with 360° Angle Recession Glaucoma.

J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2020 Jan-Apr;14(1):25-29

Department of Statistics, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Synopsis: Angle recession, trabecular meshwork injury, increased trabecular pigmentation, and reduced Schlemm's canal dimensions can cause reduced aqueous outflow and unilateral glaucoma in an eye, following blunt trauma. Also, these patients are possibly at a risk to develop raised intraocular pressure (IOP) in the normal fellow eye due to reduced Schlemm's canal area.

Aim: To identify and quantitatively evaluate Schlemm's canal (SC) parameters by anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) in the patients with unilateral 360° angle recession glaucoma (ARG) and compare with the fellow normal eyes and age-related normal control. Read More

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Use of micropulse trans-scleral cyclophotocoagulation for acute rise in intraocular pressure due to anterior segment inflammation.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2021 Sep 7;31(5):NP36-NP39. Epub 2020 May 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital, National University Health System, Singapore.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to report the use of micropulse trans-scleral cyclophotocoagulation as an adjunct therapy for two cases of medically uncontrolled intraocular pressure spikes due to anterior segment inflammation. Case 1 had previous cataract surgery and exhibited an intraocular pressure spike due to phacoantigenic uveitis (right eye intraocular pressure = 52 mmHg). Despite medical treatment, the right eye intraocular pressure remained high (43 mmHg), thus micropulse trans-scleral cyclophotocoagulation was carried out as a rescue therapy. Read More

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September 2021

Intraocular pressure elevation associated with blood in Schlemm's canal after strabismus surgery.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2020 Jun 12;18:100665. Epub 2020 Mar 12.

Glaucoma Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Purpose: To report a case of increased intraocular pressure (IOP) associated with blood in Schlemm's canal following strabismus surgery.

Observations: A 43-year-old female presented with acquired comitant esotropia. The patient had undergone an uneventful bilateral medial rectus recession and right lateral rectus resection operation under general anesthesia. Read More

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Pathophysiology and management of glaucoma and ocular hypertension related to trauma.

Surv Ophthalmol 2020 Sep - Oct;65(5):530-547. Epub 2020 Feb 11.

Glaucoma Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Ocular trauma is a significant cause of blindness worldwide, particularly if associated with glaucoma. Direct damage from blunt or penetrating trauma, bleeding, inflammation, lens-related problems, orbital and brain vascular pathologies related to trauma, and chemical injuries may increase intraocular pressure and lead to traumatic glaucoma. Treatment may be as simple as eliminating the underlying cause in some conditions or management can be challenging, depending on the mechanism of damage. Read More

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INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE OUTCOMES AFTER SURGERY FOR RHEGMATOGENOUS RETINAL DETACHMENT IN SCHWARTZ SYNDROME.

Retina 2020 Dec;40(12):2379-2384

Jadhavbai Nathamal Singhvee Glaucoma Services, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India.

Purpose: To study intraocular pressure (IOP) outcomes after surgery for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in Schwartz syndrome.

Methods: We reviewed records of 32 eyes of 32 patients with Schwartz syndrome (patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, IOP above 21 mmHg, and open angles without angle recession, chronic steroid use or other secondary causes of increased IOP) who had undergone surgical treatment consisting of scleral buckling or vitrectomy. Intraocular pressure, number of medication, best-corrected visual acuity were compared at baseline and postsurgery visits and also studied association of various factors on long-term IOP. Read More

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December 2020

The Probable Mechanism of Traumatic Angle Recession and Cyclodialysis.

J Glaucoma 2020 01;29(1):67-70

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

During blunt ocular trauma, the anteroposterior compressive forces confronted lead to consequent equatorial expansion of the globe. This may result in ciliary body trauma, typically manifesting as angle recession or cyclodialysis. The authors hypothesize that a likely asymmetric contraction between the longitudinal and circular ciliary fibers, and an intrinsic weak "oblique buffer zone" creates a plane of separation between the 2, resulting in angle recession. Read More

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January 2020

Bleb wall recession technique to repair giant bleb formation after Ahmed Glaucoma Valve implantation: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2019 Jul 11;13(1):211. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

Department of Ophthalmology, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, 89-1 Enya, Izumo, Shimane, 693-8501, Japan.

Background: Giant bleb formation after glaucoma tube shunt surgery is a rare condition and consensus regarding its management has not been established.

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old Japanese man with primary open-angle glaucoma underwent implantation of an Ahmed glaucoma valve to reduce the intraocular pressure in his left eye. At 4 weeks postoperatively, he presented with a foreign body sensation in his left eye. Read More

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Medical interventions for traumatic hyphema.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019 01 14;1:CD005431. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Department of Special Surgery-Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Jordan, P.O. Box 13046, Amman, Jordan.

Background: Traumatic hyphema is the entry of blood into the anterior chamber (the space between the cornea and iris) subsequent to a blow or a projectile striking the eye. Hyphema uncommonly causes permanent loss of vision. Associated trauma (e. Read More

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January 2019

Novel and Semiautomated 360-Degree Gonioscopic Anterior Chamber Angle Imaging in Under 60 Seconds.

Ophthalmol Glaucoma 2019 Jul - Aug;2(4):215-223. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Doheny Eye Institute, Pasadena, California; Department of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

Purpose: Obtaining slit-lamp gonioscopic images requires a high level of expertise and can be time consuming. The images typically are limited to 4 quadrants with limited resolution and can be affected by different lighting conditions. Our goal was to study the ability of the novel imaging system to quickly and easily document the full 360 degrees of the anterior chamber angle in a standardized manner. Read More

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Subinternal limiting membrane hemorrhage post-Ahmed glaucoma valve in vitrectomized eye.

Oman J Ophthalmol 2018 May-Aug;11(2):172-174

Vitreo-Retina Services, Bharti Eye Foundation and Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Glaucoma drainage devices are mostly used for refractory glaucoma. Early postoperative complications include flat anterior chamber, choroidal effusion, and suprachoroidal hemorrhage. An 8-year-old male patient with a prior history of vitreous surgery for traumatic vitreous hemorrhage, presented to us with angle recession glaucoma in his right eye. Read More

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Analysis of the effects of preservative-free tafluprost on the tear proteome.

Am J Transl Res 2016 15;8(10):4025-4039. Epub 2016 Oct 15.

Experimental Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

The purpose of the present study was to assess the ocular surface health status in primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) patients switching from topical application of preserved latanoprost (LT) to preservative-free tafluprost (PFT) by tear proteomic monitoring. Tear fluid of POAG patients showing dry eye symptoms, using LT and switching to PFT as well as tear fluid of healthy controls has been examined. Tear proteome dynamics was monitored over 24 weeks in a first mass spectrometric explorative analysis in a small POAG patient cohort ( = 3). Read More

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October 2016

Comparison between intraocular pressure spikes with water loading and postural change.

Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2016 Dec 11;44(9):768-775. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

The Department of Ophthalmology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: To compare the agreement between peak intraocular pressures measured through the water drinking test and the supine test, in patients with primary open angle glaucoma.

Design: Consecutive, prospective, blinded.

Participants: Twenty-one patients from the Glaucoma Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Read More

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December 2016

Controversies in the pathophysiology and management of hyphema.

Surv Ophthalmol 2016 May-Jun;61(3):297-308. Epub 2015 Nov 26.

Department of Ophthalmology, National Healthcare Group Eye Insitute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore; Medical Retina Department, Moorfields Eye Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK; School of Material Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore. Electronic address:

Traumatic hyphemas present dilemmas to physicians. There are numerous controversies pertaining to the optimal approach to traumatic hyphema and no standardized guidelines for its management. We address some of these controversies and present a pragmatic approach. Read More

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September 2016

Nd: Yag laser iridotomy in Shaffer-Etienne grade 1 and 2: angle widening in our case studies.

Int J Ophthalmol 2015 18;8(4):709-13. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

Department of Sense Organs, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale A. Moro 5, Rome 00185, Italy.

Aim: To obtain widening of a potentially occludable angle, in according to Kanski's indications, through preventive Nd:Yag laser iridotomy. The observational study was performed by using gonioscopy for the selection and follow-up of 1165 treated eyes and exploiting Shaffer-Etienne gonioscopic classification as a quality/quantity test of the angle recession.

Methods: Between September 2000 and July 2012, 586 patients were selected at the Outpatients' Ophthalmological Clinic of the Policlinico Umberto I of Rome in order to undergo Nd: Yag laser iridotomy. Read More

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Post-strabismus surgery aqueous misdirection syndrome.

BMJ Case Rep 2015 Aug 4;2015. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Dr RP Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

A 24-year-old man was referred to the glaucoma clinic of our tertiary eye care centre in view of uncontrolled intraocular pressure (IOP) in the left eye despite maximal medication. The patient had undergone left eye cosmetic squint surgery 1 month before (medial rectus resection 9 mm and lateral rectus recession 12 mm) for congenital third nerve palsy. Post-squint surgery, the patient developed pain and was being managed symptomatically. Read More

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Serous retinal detachment after trabeculectomy in angle recession glaucoma.

GMS Ophthalmol Cases 2015 28;5:Doc15. Epub 2015 Dec 28.

Glaucoma Service, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Patia, Bhubaneswar, India.

An 18-year-old male with 360 degree angle recession after blunt trauma in his right eye developed uncontrolled intraocular pressure (IOP) despite four antiglaucoma medications (AGM) with advancing disc damage. He underwent trabeculectomy with intraoperative mitomycin-c (MMC) application. There was an intraoperative vitreous prolapse which was managed accordingly. Read More

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September 2016

Angle-recession glaucoma: long-term clinical outcomes over a 10-year period in traumatic microhyphema.

Int Ophthalmol 2015 Feb 18;35(1):107-13. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Department of Ophthalmology, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, 19 Eastern Hospital Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

This study aims to determine the incidence of angle recession and glaucoma after traumatic microhyphema. Records of all patients treated for traumatic hyphema or microhyphema admitted to a district hospital throughout a 10-year period were retrospectively reviewed. Patients with open-globe injury were excluded. Read More

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February 2015

[Comparison of anterior chamber angle examination by UBM, SL-OCT and gonioscopy].

Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi 2014 Aug;30(4):261-3

Objective: To compare the agreement of anterior chamber angle examination by ultrasound biomicroscope (UBM), slit lamp optical coherence tomography (SL-OCT), and gonioscopy in angle recession and angle closure.

Methods: The anterior chamber angle was measured with UBM, SL-OCT and gonioscopy in turns for temporal, nasal, superior and inferior quadrant in the same dark room. The results were compared with the agreement of the three methods in angle recession and angle closure by χ2 test and Kappa test. Read More

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Glaucoma After Open-globe Injury at a Tertiary Care University Hospital: Cumulative Causes and Management.

J Glaucoma 2016 Mar;25(3):e170-4

Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Purpose: To investigate causes and treatment modalities of traumatic glaucoma after open-globe injury (OGI).

Materials And Methods: The medical records of all patients with postrepair follow-up of OGI at a tertiary care university hospital from January 1996 to December 2010 were reviewed. These patients had persistent elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) of >21 mm Hg at 2 consecutive visits, with or without optic disc damages. Read More

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Traumatic glaucoma with features of unilateral pigment dispersion.

Digit J Ophthalmol 2014 1;20(1):1-3. Epub 2014 Jan 1.

Conquest Hospital, Hastings, United Kingdom.

We report a patient with traumatic glaucoma with features of unilateral pigment dispersion. This rare form of secondary glaucoma has only been reported twice previously, with both patients demonstrating angle recession, indicating associated damage to the trabecular meshwork. To our knowledge, this is the first such case reported in which angle recession was absent. Read More

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February 2015