Neovascular Glaucoma Workup

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Hemang K Pandya, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Workup

Imaging Studies

Image studies may include the following:

  • Intravenous fluorescein angiogram and electroretinography (ERG) to assess retinal ischemia

  • B-scan ultrasound

  • Optical coherence tomography [4] - Images observed per grade of neovascular glaucoma

Grades are as follows:

  • Grade 1: No modification

  • Grade 2: A slightly hyper-reflective linear iris secondary to neovascularization

  • Grade 3: A thickened hyper-reflective iridocorneal angle with possible iridocorneal synechiae

  • Grade 4: Closed iridocorneal angle associated with iris contraction and uveae ectropion