Patient may be asymptomatic as in PACS or may have acute symptoms as in AACC.
Acute symptoms commonly include unilateral:
Severe eye pain
Halos around lights/o...
Goals of treatment (1)[C]:
Reverse or prevent angle-closure process.
Prevent damage to the optic nerve.
Majority will not develop PAC or PACG.
May be either o...
Postsurgical follow-up and routine monitoring after acute attack as per ophthalmologist.
Half of the ...
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H40.20X0 Unsp primary angle-closure glaucoma, stage unspecified
H40.219 Acute angle-closure glaucoma, unspecified eye
H40.2290 Chronic angle-closure glaucoma, unsp eye, stage unspecified
Examiner can determine if patient is hyperopic by observing the magnification of the patient’s face through his or her glasses (myopic lenses minify).
A careful history may reveal simil...
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