Acute angle closure crisis is one of the few true emergencies in the glaucoma world. Of all of the forms of glaucoma, angle closure has a much greater chance to cause permanent vision loss than open angle glaucoma, and the acute crisis
Steroid-induced glaucoma is an iatrogenic and preventable disease. Steroids are a group of anti-inflammatory drugs, commonly used to treat ocular and systemic conditions.
Pseudoexfoliation is related to both glaucoma and cataract. Patients with pseudoexfoliation have a tendency to have a poor response to pharmacologic dilation and may have weakened zonules, which may manifest as iridodonesis, phacodonesis or lens subluxation/dislocation.