Glaucoma Associated with Trauma


  • Uğur Keklikçi

Turk J Ophthalmol 2012;42(1):12-15

Glaucoma is a common in eyes with trauma. This condition results in significant elevations of intraocular pressure (IOP). Elevated IOP after ocular trauma can occur immediately after the injury, or at any time in the future, even years later. Thus, all cases with a history of significant ocular trauma require lifelong surveillance for the onset and progression of glaucoma. This review article discusses the various etiologies of traumatic glaucoma and its management.

Keywords: Trauma, eye, glaucoma

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