Flashcards in My Drill Cards Deck (14):
Pigment dispersion syndrome risk factors? Mechanism and exam findings?
Young white male myopic eyes. The tax of high-pressure act after exercise when pigment gets rubbed off in temporarily blocked the trabecular drain. Vertical (d/t convection currents) Krukenberg spindle on posterior cornea, Iris transillumination defect, pigment in TM
Acute Closed angle glaucoma risk factors?
Asian, hyperope, pupil dilation like dark or stressful situations or antihistamines and cold medications
Retinal detachment risk factors?
Myopia (thin retina). 35% of RD are postop. Traumatic sports (boxing, football).
AMD risk factors?
Elderly Caucasian with positive family history for AMD. Almost always bilateral. Highly associated with smoking.
Yellow cap? Blue cap?
Beta blockers: Yellow.
Betaxolol or levobunolol: Blue
Timolol-Dorzolamide (Cosopt): Blue/white cap Timolol-Brimonidine (Combigan): Navy cap
Alpha agonist (eg brimonidine)
Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor