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Progression to end-stage glaucoma after LASIK PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 March 2006 07:23

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002 Feb;28(2):356-9.  

Shaikh NM, Shaikh S, Singh K, Manche E.  Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA.  

We describe 2 patients, one a glaucoma suspect because of family history and the other with juvenile glaucoma. Both patients developed complications after laser in situ keratomileusis that required frequent topical steroids, leading to steroid-induced glaucoma. In both cases, corneal edema from the acute rise in intraocular pressure (IOP) caused inaccurate IOP measurement by standard methods. The inability to recognize glaucoma early may have resulted in significant irreversible vision loss.