Juvenile Glaucoma Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 25, 2020
  • Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

Which primary glaucoma conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of juvenile glaucoma?

What is juvenile glaucoma?

Which secondary glaucoma conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of juvenile glaucoma?

What is the pathophysiology of juvenile glaucoma?

What is the US prevalence of juvenile glaucoma?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with juvenile glaucoma?

What is the racial predilection of juvenile glaucoma?

What is the sexual predilection of juvenile glaucoma?

What is the typical age of onset for juvenile glaucoma?

What is the prognosis for juvenile glaucoma?

What is included in patient education about juvenile glaucoma?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of juvenile glaucoma?

Which physical findings are characteristic of juvenile glaucoma?

What causes juvenile glaucoma?

Which eye exam findings are characteristic of juvenile glaucoma?

Workup

What is the role of genetic testing in the workup of juvenile glaucoma?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of juvenile glaucoma?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of juvenile glaucoma?

Treatment

How is juvenile glaucoma treated?

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

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

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with juvenile glaucoma?

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

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

When is inpatient care indicated in the treatment of juvenile glaucoma?

Which medications are used in the treatment of juvenile glaucoma?

Medications

What is the goal of medications in the treatment of juvenile glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Rho Kinase Inhibitor, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors, Systemic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Antiglaucoma Fixed Combination Formulations, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Alpha Agonists, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-Blockers, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?

Which medications in the drug class Prostaglandin Agonists are used in the treatment of Juvenile Glaucoma?