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The management of complicated glaucoma

Keywords: Angle-recession , intraocular pressure , keratoplasty , rubeosis , silicone oil , steroids , uveitis , vitrectomy

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Complicated glaucomas present considerable diagnostic and management challenges. Response to treatment can be unpredictable or reduced compared with other glaucomas. However, target intraocular pressure and preservation of vision may be achieved with selected medical, laser and surgical treatment. The evidence for such treatment is expanding and consequently affords clinicians a better understanding of established and novel techniques. Herein we review the mechanisms involved in the development of complicated glaucoma and the current evidence supporting its management.

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