The Optic Nerve Damage and Visual Field Change in the Acute Phase of Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma

  • Xiaojing Pan
  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


After acute onset of primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG), it is difficult to identify the changes in the optic nerve and retina because of the tissue damage in the anterior segment. What are the characteristics of the visual field and optic nerve damage in PACG? Two cases in which the fundus changes after acute onset of PACG are quite typical are presented in this section. Although the cases are small in number, we believe they are representative based upon literature review and our observation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Pan
    • 1
  • Ning Fan
    • 2
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Institute, Qingdao Eye HospitalQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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