Systematic examination of the anterior segment, including gonioscopy, is necessary to establish an accurate diagnosis for patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Detection of angle closure and important secondary causes of ocular hypertension or glaucoma requires careful and complete assessment of the anterior segment anatomy.
Various anterior segment imaging modalities can add important information to aid in the diagnosis of disease processes associated with glaucoma.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.