CM ENT 19- glaucoma II
goal of treatment for POAG
-halt further visual loss
-halt further optic nerve damage
decreasing aqueous production; increasing outflow
glaucoma medications decrease intraocular pressure by .................. or ....................
the most common nonselective beta blocker given to decrease IOP
the most commonly used topical adrenergic agonist (alpha-2) to decrease IOP
the most commonly used prostaglandin analog drug used to decrease IOP
glaucoma can be controlled but not......
angle-closure glaucoma high risk groups
-positive family history of angle closure glaucoma
acute glaucoma symptoms
-severe ocular pain
-halos around lights
-nausea and vomiting
acute angle-closure glaucoma
this is an ocular emergency! every hour you wait, it will get worse!