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Best treatment of primary angle closure glaucoma is (LQ)



A Trabeculectomy
B Pilocarpine

C Timolol
D Iridectomy

Ans. D [Iridectomy] Q

1. Treatment of acute angle closure glaucoma (A) Medical­

a. Systemic hyperosmotics - intravenous mannitol, urea or oral glycerol

b. (carbonic anhydrase inhibitor) Acetazolamide

c. Pilocarpine eye drop. Beta blockers

2. Peripheral - indicated when peripheral anterior synechiae are formed in less than 50% of the angle and as prophylaxis in the other eye Peripheral iridectomy re-establishes communications between posterior and anterior chamber as it bypasses the pupillary block,

3. LASER iridotomy is noninvasive procedure, is a good alternative to surgical

4. Prophylactic treatment in the normal fellow eye is - prophylactic laser iridotomy Q

5. Trabeculectomy is the most frequently performed partial thickness filtering surgery

6. Indications q. of Trabeculectomy

a. Primary angle closure glaucoma with peripheral anterior synechiae involving more than 1/2 of the angle

b. Primary open angle glaucoma not controlled with medical treatment

c. Congenital and developmental glaucoma where trabeculotomy and goniotomy fails

d. Secondary glaucoma

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