Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance

10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Diagnosis and management of malignant glaucoma at a tertiary eye institute of North India

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First Author: S. Raj INDIA

Co Author(s):    T. Faisal   G. Joshi   S. Kaushik   S. Pandav           

Abstract Details


To analyze retrospectively management of malignant glaucoma patients at a tertiary care eye institute. To study management with various treatment modalities over 10 year period. This rare disease have prevalence of 0.08% in South East Asia despite high prevalence of angle closure compared to 0.4-6% in whites.


Advanced Eye Center,Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh- A tertiary care center of North India


14 eyes/ 13 patients from 2003-2013 . Data was retrieved from case sheets, and details were noted- precipitating surgery, time elapsed before diagnosis, VA, IOP, number of drugs at presentation and last follow up.


Mean age 66±12.8 years, 5 phakic/ 9 pseudophakic, 9 females/4males. 4/14 eyes, managed conservatively and 10/14 with PPV. Mean IOP decreased from 34.3 ± 13.6 mmHg to 14.3 ±7.5 mmHg at the last FU . Resolution of malignant glaucoma was seen in all 14 eyes ( 100%).


: Malignant glaucoma is rare in South East Asians Treatment options are medical, lasers and vitrectomy. Success with PPV varies between 80% to 100%.

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