The management of glaucoma in nanophthalmos.

  • Ford Calhoun
  • Published 1975 in
    Transactions of the American Ophthalmological…
Patients with nanophthalmos are prone to develop a chronic painless type of glaucoma in middle age, probably due to the natural increase in the size of the lens which is already relatively too large for the small eye. Although the underlying mechanism is obscure, a slowly progressive "creeping" chronic angle-closure is postulated, but gonioscopic evaluation… (More)