Ocular Surface Evaluation Prior to Glaucoma Medical Treatment
- 225 Downloads
Comprehensive collection of medical history prior to glaucoma medical treatment is highly recommended, including allergies, systemic inflammatory diseases, other ocular diseases, systemic and ocular medications, supplements and artificial tears.
Biomicroscopy. Ocular surface evaluation can help to predict antiglaucomatous medications’ adverse effects, such as conjunctival allergies, conjunctival injection, hotness, irritation, corneal epithelium disorders and blepharitis .
- 4.Monaco G, Cacioppo V, Consonni D, Troiano P. Effects of osmoprotection on symptoms, ocular surface damage, and tear film modifications caused by glaucoma therapy. Eur J Ophthalmol. n.d.;21(3):243–50. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20872359. Accessed 6 Mar 2018
- 8.Erb C. Glaucoma and dry eye. 2012; pp 24–36.Google Scholar
- 10.Li N, Deng X-G, He M-F. Comparison of the Schirmer I test with and without topical anesthesia for diagnosing dry eye. Int J Ophthalmology. 2012b;5(4):478–81. https://doi.org/10.3980/j.issn.2222-3959.2012.04.14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019