Rubeosis iridis

The iris contains irregularly arranged blood vessels. The anterior chamber may contain cells, flare or even hyphaema.

Other examination:

  • Look for Molteno's tube in the anterior chamber which may be used to treat this condition
  • Examine the posterior segment for central retinal vein occlusion and diabetic retinopathy


1. What is 100 day glaucoma?

2. List some of the causes for rubeotic glaucoma.

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