Last updated on February 2018

Investigating the Genetic Basis of Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and Angle-closure Glaucoma


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Glaucoma
  • Age: Between 21 - 105 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. For patients with PXF:
    • Patients with confirmed pseudoexfoliation syndrome (exfoliation glaucoma / pseudoexfoliation of the lens) in the medical history
    • Informed consent
    • Age 50 years or more
  2. For patients with PACG:
    • Patients with confirmed acute primary angle closure (PAC) or primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) in the medical history
    • Informed consent
    • Age 21 years or more
  3. For healthy controls:
    • No evidence of PXF, glaucoma or uveitis during clinical examination or in the medical history
    • No evidence of major ocular disease such as diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration or conditions with genetic background during clinical examination or in the medical history
    • Age more than 60 years
    • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients and subjects will be excluded if one or more of the following criteria apply:
  • Neovascular glaucoma
  • Active or history of uveitis
  • Secondary angle closure such as neovascular glaucoma or uveitis/inflammatory eye disease
  • Inability to give informed consent

Recruitment Status: Open


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