Cataract Extraction as Treatment for Acute and Chronic Angle Closure Glaucomas

  • Baseer U. Khan


Many cases of primary angle closure glaucoma remain undetected or misdiagnosed obviating appropriate and optimal treatment. The value of routine gonioscopy in all patients to screen for occludable angles should not be understated. Early recognition and subsequent management of primary angle closure is almost always effectively curative.


Anterior Chamber Trabecular Meshwork Angle Closure Ciliary Process Lens Extraction 
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  • Baseer U. Khan
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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