Dr. Akanksha Koul, Dr. Sarma Prafulla
Ocular trauma is an emerging problem with increasing incidence. In this light very few reports of post traumatic glaucoma have been found in literature.
PURPOSE: To study the profile of secondary glaucoma after trauma.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this retrospective analysis, we report a case series of 25 consecutive patients diagnosed with traumatic glaucoma who presented to our institute over a period of 1 year.
RESULTS: Out of 25 patients the mean age was found to be 37.55 years. Most common reported mode of injury was with a wooden stick in 6/25 patients. Presenting vision was recorded and 9/25 patients were found to be in the range of CF 3m to 6/60. 20% of cases (5/25) had associated corneal edema and lens subluxation whereas 28% had hyphema. Baseline IOP recorded was found to have a mean of 39.04 mm of Hg at presentation.
Angle recession was noted in 44% of cases. Trabeculectomy was done in 14 out of 25 cases. Finally 7/25(28%) patients did not achieve IOP control.