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Bulgarian Review of Ophthalmology

The challenge of neovascular glaucoma and the role of Central Corneal Thickness

St. Kostova


Neovascular glaucoma (NVG) is a potentially devastating glaucoma, where delayed diagnosis or poor management can result in complete loss of vision or, quite possibly, loss of the globe itself. Early diagnosis of the disease, followed by immediate and aggressive treatment, is imperative. In managing NVG, it is essential to treat both the elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and the underlying cause of the disease. Тhere are observed 20 eyes of 20 patients with NVG and discussed the role of Central Corneal Thickness.


neovascular glaucoma; diagnosis; treatment; Central corneal thickness

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St. Kostova
Medical University Sofia, Alexandrovska hospital