Glaucoma, Presentations and Management at Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar

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Zafar Iqbal
Naeem Khan
Zia ul Islam

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This is a retrospective study of in-patient data with the daignosis of glaucoma for the year 1998 (01/01/1998 to 31/12/1998). A total of 202 eyes with glaucoma were managed with a male to femal ration of 1.1:1. Majority of patients had secondary glaucoma, which amounted to 93eyes (46.04%). Primary open angle glaucoma accounted for 78 eyes (38.62%) and the lowest incidnece was of paediatric glaucoma affecting 8 eyes (3.97%). Majority of these patients underwent surgical treatemnt, a total of 168 eyes (83.17%) and the main operation performed was trabeculectomy.

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Iqbal Z, Khan N, ul Islam Z. Glaucoma, Presentations and Management at Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 22 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];16(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/786
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