Exercise and reversed pupillary block in pigmentary glaucoma.

  title={Exercise and reversed pupillary block in pigmentary glaucoma.},
  author={Peter Kryger Jensen and Ole I. Nissen and Svend Vedel Kessing},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={120 1},
PURPOSE/METHODS The effect of exercise on the iris contour was investigated with ultrasound biomicroscopy in two patients with pigmentary glaucoma. RESULTS/CONCLUSION Ten minutes of bicycle exercise strikingly increased the iris concavity. After Nd:YAG laser iridotomy the iris remained plane after a repeated exercise test. We believe that exercise increased the ocular pulse, which augmented cyclic aqueous movements through the pupil. Combined with a reverse pupillary block, the resulting… CONTINUE READING

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