Vision loss with sexual activity

Michele D. Lee, Jeffrey G. Odel, Danielle S. Rudich, Robert Ritch

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A 51-year-old white man presented with multiple episodes of transient painless unilateral vision loss precipitated by sexual intercourse. Examination was significant for closed angles bilaterally. His visual symptoms completely resolved following treatment with laser peripheral iridotomies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e46-e47
JournalJournal of Glaucoma
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016


  • Angle-closure glaucoma
  • Pupillary block
  • Sympathetic activation
  • Transient visual loss


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