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Exfoliation Syndrome Glaucoma
Monday, 06 April 2009 22:33

 

What is Exfoliation Syndrome Glaucoma (XFS)? What is the treatment for Exfoliation Syndrome Glaucoma (XFS)?

 

Exfoliation glaucoma is cause by the flaking off of lens material which blocks the outflow of aqueous fluid from the eye. When the aqueous fluid can’t leave the pressure inside the eye elevates. This occurs frequently in the Scandinavian population. The exact reason for the flaking off of lens material is not clearly understood. Treatment involves topical antiglaucoma medication and argon laser trabeculoplasty.

 

Treatment

Antiglaucoma medication

Argon laser trabeculoplasty

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 22:57
 

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