What are the possible complications of acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Albert P Lin, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Answer

Some of the potential complications AAC include the following:

  • Cataract formation
  • Iris sphincter atrophy and permanently dilated pupil
  • Peripheral anterior synechia
  • Chronic angle closure glaucoma
  • Absolute glaucoma
  • Corneal decompensation
  • Optic atrophy

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