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Flashcards in Glaucoma Deck (13):
1

Def

Damage to optic nerve due to high BP

Normal 10-20 mm Hg

Abnormal above 24 mm Hg

2

Two types

Open angle
Closed angle

3

Most common type

Open angle

Most commonly caused by working in a dark room

4

Gradual loss of peripheral vision, tunnel vision

Open angle

5

Eye pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, halos, red eyes, sudden visual disturbances often in low light

Closed angle

6

Pot

Disperse wind
Clear heat
Stop pain

7

Tx

GB 20
UB 1/2
Liv 3 LI 4
GB 1/14/16
Sp 6
UB 18
Electro Liv 2 and sp 6
Auricular
Frozen needle tech: Taiyang, GB 20, yuyao, Liv 3, PC 6, UB 23

8

Headache

St 8
Taiyang

9

Water damp

Sp 9
Ren 12

10

Liver/kidney yin def

Liv 3
Sp 6
Kid 3

11

Wind heat

Bleed ear apex
LI 4
Liv 2

12

Edu

Decrease fluid intake
No smoking
Avoid fatigue/overwork
Use eye drops regularly

13

Patterns

W-H in Liver meridian
Upward rising of water damp
Liver/kid Yin def