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Flashcards in Glaucoma Deck (14)
1

How does glaucoma affect vision?

Blurry and tunnel vision noted

There will be halos around lights

2

This condition can she acute or chronic due to

Increase intraocular pressure

3

________is the simple , painless procedure used to measure intraocular pressure

Tonemetry

4

What are two types of glaucoma?

1.) open angled

2.) close angled

5

Which one is painful ?

Closed angle is painful but it is not the most common of the two

6

What medication class will be prescribed to lower increase eye pressure?

Beta blockers

7

State the class of drug used to constrict the pupil and let aqueous humor flow

Miotics

8

Give an example of a miotic?

1.)Timoptic

2.) pilocarpine

9

Why might diuretics be given to clients with glaucoma?

To decrease aqueous humor production

10

What diuretics is usually prescribed?

Mannitol ( osmitrol) because it is an osmotic diuretic

11

Never give ______because they temporarily dilate the pupil and increase pressure

Mydriatics ( my dree - a - tics )

12

Are some examples of my mdriatics?

Atropine and cycloplegic eye meds

13

If surgery is required, what should you monitor for post-operatively?

Hemorrhage

14

What post-op teaching should be done ?

No crying or rubbing eyes, straining , heavy lifting,

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