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Condition

Basic information

Chronic optic nerve damage, characteristically associated with unstable or a sustained increase in the intraocular pressure


Types

(Primary) open-angled glaucoma

(Primary) angle-closure glaucoma


Secondary glaucoma:

Drug-induced (corticosteroids)

Neovascular (diabetic retinopathy)

Inflammatory (iritis)

Traumatic / postsurgical

Developmental glaucoma

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Individual at risk

Donor

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Guidance at RECRUITMENT

Eligible if stable and well-controlled


Ineligible if progressive loss of vision or tendency to acute glaucoma attacks / angle-closure crisis

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Guidance at CT / WORK-UP

Eligible if stable and well-controlled


Ineligible if progressive loss of vision or tendency to acute glaucoma attacks / angle-closure crisis

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