ⓘ Phacolytic glaucoma
Phacolytic glaucoma is a form of glaucoma which is caused due to a leaking mature or immature cataract. Inflammatory glaucoma which occurs in phacolysis is a condition which is a result of the leakage of protein within the lens into the capsule of a mature or hyper mature cataract and involves a simple procedure to be cured that is referred to as cataract extraction.
The main symptoms of glaucoma include eye pain, redness and blurred vision that reduce physical independence, in turn, reduces the quality of life and individuals, the ability to perform other social roles, such as driving and reading as it reduces visual clarity. Phacolysis, tend to be more commonly reported in less developed countries due to the lack of resources for treatment such as as.
- Phacoanaphylactic glaucoma secondary to rupture of lens capsule Phacolytic glaucoma due to phacotoxic meshwork blockage Subluxation of lens Glaucoma secondary