II. Definitions

  1. Ocular Hypotony (Ocular Hypotension)
    1. Intraocular Pressure <5 mm Hg

III. Evaluation

IV. Causes

  1. Aqueous Humor Loss in acute Eye Trauma
    1. Cyclodialysis Cleft
    2. Globe Rupture
  2. Decreased Aqueous Humor Production
    1. Inflammation
    2. Medications
    3. Proliferative Retinopathy

V. Complications: Prolonged Ocular Hypotony

  1. Choroidal or Retinal Detachment
  2. Globe atrophy
  3. Permanent Vision Loss
  4. Accelerated Cataract formation

VI. References

  1. Cramer, Berg and Geloneck (2021) Crit Dec Emerg Med 35(7):10-1

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