Hyphema Glaucoma Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 29, 2020
  • Author: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hyphema glaucoma?

What is the pathophysiology of hyphema glaucoma?

What is the prevalence of hyphema glaucoma?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with hyphema glaucoma?

What are the racial predilections for hyphema glaucoma?

What are the sexual predilections for hyphema glaucoma?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of hyphema glaucoma?

What is the prognosis for hyphema glaucoma?

What is included in patient education about hyphema glaucoma prevention?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hyphema glaucoma?

Which ocular exam findings are characteristic of hyphema glaucoma?

What causes hyphema glaucoma?

What are the possible complications of hyphema glaucoma?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Hyphema Glaucoma?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup for hyphema glaucoma?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup for hyphema glaucoma?

What is the role of ultrasound biomicroscopy in the workup for hyphema glaucoma?

Treatment

How is hyphema glaucoma treated?

What are the supportive measures used in the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with hyphema glaucoma?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

How is hyphema glaucoma prevented?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of hyphema glaucoma?

When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

Which medications are used in the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of hyphema glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Antiglaucoma, Alpha2 Agonists are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Prostaglandin analogs are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Cycloplegics are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Antifibrinolytics are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Osmotic diuretics are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Topical beta-blockers are used in the treatment of Hyphema Glaucoma?