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VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1
Jan - March 2017 2017
 
Abstract

A Study of Determinant and Magnitude of Glaucoma in Diabetic Patients

Mayank P. Acharya1 , Kishan Makwana2*, Komal A Vala3

1Additional professor, 3Third year resident, M P Shah medical college, 2Assistant professor C U Shah medical college

ABSTRACT

ABSTRACT
BACKGROUND: The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the determinants and magnitude of glaucoma in diabetic patients and factors which cause glaucoma among diabetic patients. METHODS AND MATERIALS: All the diabetic patients reffered to Guru Govindsinh Hospital Jamnagar were examined by slit lamp and indirect ophthalmoscopy. Intraocular pressure measured by schiotz tonometer. Classification and grading of glaucoma done by gonioscopic examination. Patients were also classified according to grading of diabetic retinopathy. OBSERVATION: Type II diabetic patients were more prone to develop glaucoma. Among them primary open angle glaucoma and neovascular glaucoma had more common occurrence most often bilaterally. Treatment for that type of complicated glaucoma was very difficult. CONCLUSION: It is mandatory to male patients having history of diabetes more than 10 years periodic examination for glaucoma also.

Keywords: Glaucoma, Diabetes, Goniscopy, Neovascular glaucoma.


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