The iris and the lens contain dandruff-like flakes. The flakes on the lens are arranged in a bull eye fashion with an
intermediate clear zone. The corneal endothelium shows pigment deposition. On retroillumination, the iris shows
peripupillary iris transillumination. The condition is usually bilateral.
- fundus for optic disc cupping (glaucoma caused by pseudoexfoliation syndrome is also termed capsular
- lens subluxation or phacodonesis. As the eye is usually dilated for examination, iridodonesis is
usually not apparent if there is lens subluxation.
1. What is the risk of glaucoma in pseudoexfoliation syndrome?Answer
2. What may you see on gonioscopy?