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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 11  |  Page : 1907-1908

Comments on: Incidence, clinical profile, and short-term outcomes of posttraumatic glaucoma in pediatric eyes


1 Department of Vitreo-Retina, Sodhi Eye Hospital, Patiala, Punjab, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Sodhi Eye Hospital, Patiala, Punjab, India

Date of Web Publication22-Oct-2019

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Preetkanwar Singh Sodhi
Department of Vitreo-Retina, Sodhi Eye Hospital, Patiala - 147 001, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1299_19

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Sodhi PS, Sodhi N, Sodhi JS. Comments on: Incidence, clinical profile, and short-term outcomes of posttraumatic glaucoma in pediatric eyes. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:1907-8

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Sodhi PS, Sodhi N, Sodhi JS. Comments on: Incidence, clinical profile, and short-term outcomes of posttraumatic glaucoma in pediatric eyes. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Nov 22];67:1907-8. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?2019/67/11/1907/269607



We read your article with great interest and would like to congratulate you for reporting the incidence, clinical profile, and short-term outcomes of posttraumatic glaucoma in pediatric eyes.[1]

The ocular trauma classification group included the type of injury, grade, pupillary reaction, and zone of injury for grading open and closed globe injuries.[2] Posterior extension of injury has been found to be predictive of a poor post-op visual outcome as reported in your study as well. We would like to know if the zone of injury also correlates with the elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP). And if you could find any relationship of the mechanism of raised IOP and the time of diagnosis with the elevation of IOP?

We would also like to know about the cause of cataract in the 13 reported cases, i.e., if the cataract was trauma induced or steroid induced or if there was any breach of the anterior lens capsule and how were these cases managed.

Some anti glaucoma medications (AGM's) like prostaglandin analogs, adrenergic agonists should be avoided due to the noted adverse effects.[3] Hence, we would like to know the treatment protocol that was followed for medical therapy before and after the surgical procedures. Could any factors be found which were independently related to surgical intervention?

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1.
Kalamkar C, Mukherjee A. Incidence, clinical profile, and short-term outcomes of post-traumatic glaucoma in pediatric eyes. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:509-14.  Back to cited text no. 1
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Pieramici DJ, Sternberg P, Aaberg TM, Bridges WZ, Capone A, Cardillo JA, et al. A system for classifying mechanical injuries of the eye (globe). The Ocular Trauma Classification Group. Am J Ophthalmol 1997;123:820-31.  Back to cited text no. 2
    
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Kaur S, Kaushik S, Singh Pandav S. Traumatic glaucoma in children. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2014;8:58-62.  Back to cited text no. 3
    




 

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