Pigment dispersion syndrome and pigmentary glaucoma--a major review.

  title={Pigment dispersion syndrome and pigmentary glaucoma--a major review.},
  author={Nuwan Niyadurupola and David Charles Broadway},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  volume={36 9},
Pigment dispersion syndrome (PDS) is an interesting condition that can lead to secondary open angle glaucoma. Pigmentary glaucoma is primarily a disease of young people, myopes and men. PDS is characterized by the presence of Krukenberg spindles, iris trans-illumination defects, trabecular meshwork pigmentation and backward bowing of the iris. Posterior bowing of the iris causes rubbing of the pigmented iris epithelium against lens structures, liberation of pigment and trabecular meshwork… CONTINUE READING

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