EC Ophthalmology

Research Article Volume 14 Issue 6 - 2023

Pathogenetic Classification of Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma

Bakunina NA1,2,3* and Balashova LM1,2

1International Scientific and Practical Center for Tissue Proliferation, Moscow, Russia
2Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia
3N.I. Pirogov Сity Clinical Hospital №1, Leninskiy Prospeсt, Moscow, Russia

*Corresponding Author: Bakunina NA, International Scientific and Practical Center for Tissue Proliferation, Moscow, Russia.
Received: March 27, 2023; Published: June 12, 2023

Purpose: The classification of primary angle-closure glaucoma (PSG) on the basis of genetic studies is proposed.

Methods: 30 patients (46 eyes) aged 40 to 65 years with various forms of angle-closure glaucoma were examined.

Results: Clinical and genetic analysis of patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma was carried out. It is noted that the classification based on biometric indicators does not take into account the genetic characteristics of patients with PACG, predisposition to which is inherent at birth. Indications for preventive laser iridectomy with appositional closure of the anterior chamber angle are substantiated.

Conclusion: The innate nature of PACG dictates the need for the formation of a pathogenetic classification of PACG.

Keywords: Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma; Classification; Genetic Polymorphisms

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Bakunina NA and Balashova LM. Pathogenetic Classification of Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma. EC Ophthalmology 14.6 (2023): 25-32.