Uveitic Glaucoma Questions & Answers

Updated: Sep 30, 2020
  • Author: Leon Herndon, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is uveitic glaucoma?

What is the pathophysiology of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the US prevalence of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the global prevalence of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the morbidity and mortality associated with uveitic glaucoma?

What is the racial predilection of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the sexual predilections of uveitic glaucoma?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the prognosis for uveitic glaucoma?

Presentation

What are the signs and symptoms of uveitic glaucoma?

What causes blurred vision in uveitic glaucoma?

Which ocular pain findings are characteristic of uveitic glaucoma?

What causes brow ache in patients with uveitic glaucoma?

Which ocular disturbances are associated with acute iridocyclitis and corneal edema in patients with uveitic glaucoma?

Which ocular exam findings are characteristic of uveitic glaucoma?

What causes uveitic glaucoma?

What are the possible complications of uveitic glaucoma?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Uveitic Glaucoma?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of uveitic glaucoma?

Which imaging studies are performed in the workup of uveitic glaucoma?

Which procedures are performed in the workup of uveitic glaucoma?

Treatment

How is uveitic glaucoma treated?

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

What is the role of laser iridotomy in the treatment of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the role of trabeculectomy in the treatment of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the role of drainage implants in the treatment of uveitic glaucoma?

What is the role of cycloablation in the treatment of uveitic glaucoma?

Which specialist consultations may be beneficial to patients with uveitic glaucoma?

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

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

What are the possible postoperative complications following surgical treatment of uveitic glaucoma?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with uveitic glaucoma?

Medications

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

Which medications in the drug class Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-blocker / Alpha Agonist Combination are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroid, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID), Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Topical corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

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

Which medications in the drug class Adrenergic agonists are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?

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

Which medications in the drug class Beta-blockers are used in the treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma?