Exfoliation Glaucoma: Time for a Cure?
Title: Exfoliation Glaucoma: Time for a Cure?
Author: R. Rand Allingham, MD
Keywords/Main Subjects: Pseudoexfoliation; Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma; International; Zonular weakness; Sampaolesi’s line; LOXL1
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Pathology of the Lens / Exfoliation Syndrome
Brief Description: This presentation provides a history of the discovery and early descriptions of pseudoexfoliation. The prevalence of pseudoexfoliation in different world populations is discussed. The effects of pseudoexfoliation on the different portions of the eye are noted. The molecular basis of pseudoexfoliation and treatment are discussed.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds